Taliban said on Wednesday that India could revive 20 stalled projects in Afghanistan . Indian envoy Bharat Kumar expressed commitment to strengthening relations and the resumption of Delhis projects in Afghanistan .
Kabul (Afghanistan), November 30, : Taliban said on Wednesday that India could revive 20 stalled projects in Afghanistan, according to Tolo News, the ministry of urban development and housing (MUDH), which said that the Indian charges daffaires, Bharat Kumar, expressed Indias commitment to strengthening relations and the resumption of Delhis projects in Afghanistan.Kumar made the remarks in a meeting with Kabul's Minister of Urban Development and Housing, Hamdullah Nomani.Economists said that the revival of these initiatives would enhance employment prospects and build jobs, and that it would push Afghanistan out of political turmoil, according to Tolo News.During this visit, acting Minister Nomani said that Indian businessmen can invest in the urban and housing sectors, especially in the New Kabul City initiative.Numani said that in Afghanistan, several projects have been implemented, but some of them have remained incomplete due to non-payment.He asked the Indian government to clarify its position on the insufficient initiatives as well.He will send a letter to the Indian government to solve their problems and make all projects available to use, Kumar said.I have received some details about the New Kabul Project, and I will discuss them with Indian investors as well.India had to stop all development as the Taliban took over power in August 2021.India closed its embassy, which reopened just a few months earlier.India still has security challenges as a result of the Taliban's assault on Afghanistan in 2016.India invested in development and capacity-building programs worth more than three billion dollars.The 42MW Salma Dam in Herat province was inaugurated in 2016 and is now known as the Afghan-India Friendship Dam. Zaranj is located close to Afghanistan's border with Iran.The Afghan Parliament in Kabul was built for $90 million by India.Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee is named in the building.The recently renovated Stor Palace in Kabul, built in the late 19th century, was inaugurated by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Prime Minister Modi in 2016. In all 34 provinces of Afghanistan, India has provided a large number of people-centric projects.The initiatives were designed to make Afghanistan a self-sufficient country.To enhance regional connectivity to Afghanistan, India has also operationalized air freight corridors and the Chabahar Port.India has reportedly donated humanitarian aid to Afghanistan.