Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
% Total Capital
Afghanistan joined IsDB in 1976. Its subscribed capital is ID9.9 million (0.02% of total IsDB subscribed capital). The first IsDB operation for Afghanistan was approved in December 2004 while the latest approval was in September 2016. The IsDB’s operations in Afghanistan focused mainly on Transportation, Energy, and Finance. The Bank’s financing assisted the country to reach the following socio-economic results:
- In the Energy sector, improved electricity transmission infrastructure in Northern Afghanistan improved the reliability of electricity supply in two provinces resulting in savings of US$25 million a year from reduced electricity bills to population.
- In Water and Sanitation sector, the Bank financing improved the irrigation systems and helped to decrease the water loss, increase the irrigation water availability, create employment and income generation opportunities and improve water resource and irrigation management. As a result, the irrigated land area was expanded from 6,450 Hectares to 9,894 Hectares.
- In the transport sector, the regional and national connectivity in the northern part of Afghanistan was improved, increasing public revenues, enhancing economic activities, and creating additional income and employment opportunities.
H.E. the IsDB Governor
H.E. the IsDB Alternate Governor