42094-012: Energy Sector Development Investment Program in Afghanistan

Afghan women TV station announcers at a studio in Kabul, Afghanistan.

In January 2009, the North East Power System through the Energy Sector Development Program provided electricity to Kabul along a newly constructed transmission lines running from Uzbekistan. For the first time in more than a generation, the majority of the capital’s 4 million people now enjoy the benefits of power.

Photo: Jawad Jalali