Salma Dam project is being under reconstruction in which of the following countries?

Salma Dam project is being under reconstruction in which of the following countries?
[A]Nepal
[B]Bhutan
[C]Afghanistan
[D]Bangladesh

Afghanistan
Recently, the Union Cabinet has approved the reconstruction and completion of Salma Dam Project in Afghanistan at a revised cost estimate of Rs 1,775.69 crore. The dam project is situated on the upper reaches of Hari Rud River in Herat province, it involves construction of a 107.5 metre high earth and rock fill dam and a 42 MW powerhouse with three units of 14 MW each. It also has provision for releasing water for irrigation of 75,000 hectares of land. The project is scheduled to be completed by June, 2016. M/s. WAPCOS, a central public sector unit under the Ministry of Water Resources, is executing the project. The availability of power and water through the project is expected to lead to the overall economic development of the western region of Afghanistan and generate goodwill for India.

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