Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock Sadrazam Osmani said that level of ground water has dropped due to the recent drought in Afghanistan.
Speaking at a press conference held to report the annual activities of the ministry, Ozmani said that projects are underway to address the challenges of water shortage in the country.
“The underground water of Kabul has dropped. There is a proper plan underway which will help the level of the water to increase. Inshallah, one of the programs is to manage the level of Kabul water,” said Sadrazam Osmani, deputy Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock.
The acting Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock, Attaullah Omari, said that after the Islamic Emirate came to power, more than 240 projects worth $320 million have been implemented by various national and international organizations.
“Within the past two years of the Islamic Emirate, around 241 projects worth $328 million have been implemented in various sectors of agriculture by national and international organizations,” Omari said.
He also said that at least 180 private companies have invested more than five billion Afs in the last year.
Officials said that a complex of cold storage for agricultural products is expected to be built in Kabul.