Afghan govt to improve land transport system

The Afghan-run caretaker administration has authorised a six-month preliminary plan to build a standard land transport system that may generate up to 30 billion Afghani (340 million US dollars) per year, according to a statement issued by the Economic Commission on Tuesday.

The commission voted to handle land transportation concerns during its weekly meeting on Monday and approved a six-month trial project for the Transport Regulation Commission, according to a statement.

“With the implementation of the six-month trial project,” the statement continued, “about 30 billion

To alleviate poverty and rebuild its economy, the war-torn country has suffered from a lack of modern transportation facilities such as asphalted highways and trains.