OREANDA-NEWS. February 27, 2012. Uzbekistan exports 1.2 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity to Afghanistan a year, state-owned news agency UzA reported.

Uzbekistan and the ADB have been active in addressing critical regional issues that has resulted in commissioning of power transmission lines to secure uninterrupted supply of 1.2 billion kilowatt-hours of power per annum from Uzbekistan to Afghanistan, the report said.

On 17 February, the ADB President Haruhiko Kuroda said at the international conference "Fostering a Well Educated and Intellectually Advanced Generation – Critical Prerequisite for Sustainable Development and Modernization of Country" said: “I am happy that several investments of the country improve lives and hopes in Afghanistan.”

He added that Uzbekistan is the first and still only electricity supplier to Kabul, which has 24-hour power supply.