KABUL: (MEP) – The construction affairs advisor to President Karzai has stated that about $6 billion in contracts were signed with private construction companies to build the New Kabul city so far.
A number of new Kabul city council members have complained that the Government has only made promises but has not taken any practical steps towards moving the project forward.
Residents say they are tired of hearing promises but seeing no action as far as construction beginning.
The President’s Construction advisor, Usuf Pastun, said the construction work phase will be ordered officially by the President within two weeks.
The council that was established to review the work which has been accomplished by the Government say that very little work has been done, Ariana news reported.
The Government has announced that this city will be a huge city in the region that it will occupy 740 square Kilometers and will house 3 million Afghan citizens.