The Ministry of internal Affairs of Afghanistan said that they worked to increase security for major economic projects in the country, according to the Afghan Agency TOLOnews.

As it is noted in the publication, this year large-scale regional economic projects, including TAPI gas pipeline (Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India) and CASA-1000 (the supply of electricity from Central Asia to Afghanistan and Pakistan) will be implemented.

Other major projects that will be implemented this year, are the last stage of the ring road, the dam Mahalo in Paktia province.

Relevant government agencies say they have prepared a plan to ensure the safety of these projects and to raise public awareness about their importance.

The Ministry declared that the activities were designed to ensure the safety of major projects in cooperation with the relevant organizations, the Agency said.

"There are projects on which collaborative teams are working  to develop solutions aimed at improving safety projects," said Nusrat Rahimi, a spokesman of the Ministry of internal Affairs.

The newspaper reminds that the work on the TAPI project will begin in Herat province in the next month.

Press Secretary of the Ministry of mines and petroleum Abdul Kadir Mufti said that the Ministry continues its efforts to raise public awareness about the implementation of the pipeline project TAPI.

"The aim of public awareness programmes to sensitize people of the importance of large-scale economic projects. We held negotiations with tribal elders, religious leaders and young people in Nimroz, Herat, Kandahar, Helmand, Farah and all other parts, which will host the TAPI pipeline," said Abdul Kadir Mufti to TOLOnews.