Thursday, May 06, 2004

Yahoo! News - Indian military unveils planned road linking Afghanistan and Iran

Yahoo! News - Indian military unveils planned road linking Afghanistan and Iran: "NEW DELHI (AFP) - India's military unveiled the blueprint of a new road it will build in Afghanistan (news - web sites) as part of reconstruction efforts in the war-torn country.

The army's Border Road Organisation (BRO) said the 219-kilometre (135.7-mile) road will connect Afghanistan's crescent-shaped Highway One from the Afghan town of Delaram near Herat to the Iranian border.
BRO Director-General Lieutenant General Ranjit Singh said work on the 3.7-billion-rupee (84 million dollars) project will start in August and will last three years. "

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