PM Modi Inaugurates 'Afghan-India Friendship Dam'

Updated: June 04, 2016 08:48 IST

Three continents, five nations, six days - that's Prime Minister Modi's travel schedule starting with the inauguration of the Afghan-India Friendship Dam - Salma Dam - in Herat today.

PM Modi Inaugurates \'Afghan-India Friendship Dam\'
PM Narendra Modi being warmly received by President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani In Herat.
PM Modi Inaugurates \'Afghan-India Friendship Dam\'
PM Narendra Modi with the Afghan President Ashraf Ghani at Herat, Afghanistan.
PM Modi Inaugurates \'Afghan-India Friendship Dam\'
PM Narendra Modi and the Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in the group photos with the people of Afghanistan at Herat.
PM Modi Inaugurates \'Afghan-India Friendship Dam\'
PM Narendra Modi and President Ashraf Ghani jointly inaugurating the Afghan-India Friendship Dam (Salma Dam).
PM Modi Inaugurates \'Afghan-India Friendship Dam\'
PM Narendra Modi today inaugurated the Rs 1,700 crore Salma Dam, also called the Afghan-India Friendship Dam, accompanied by Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani in the country's Herat province. (AFP Photo)
PM Modi Inaugurates \'Afghan-India Friendship Dam\'
The successful completion of the project represents culmination of years of hard work by 1,500 Indian and Afghan engineers. (AFP Photo)
PM Modi Inaugurates \'Afghan-India Friendship Dam\'
The gross capacity of the Dam is 633 Million M3. The height of the Dam is 104.3 Mt, length 540 Mt and width at the bottom is 450 Mt. (AFP Photo)
PM Modi Inaugurates \'Afghan-India Friendship Dam\'
The multipurpose project is expected to irrigate 75,000 hectares of land and generate 42 megawatt of power. (AFP Photo)
PM Modi Inaugurates \'Afghan-India Friendship Dam\'
Touted as a "landmark" infrastructure project, the dam is located 165 km east of Herat town and connected with earthen road. (AFP Photo)

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