KABUL, Oct. 19 – Exhibition of agricultural and handicraft products with the slogan “Standard agriculture, guarantees the country’s economy” opened in Kabul on Wednesday.
The opening ceremony of the exhibition attended by Mullah Abdul Ghani Beradar and Mawlawi Abdul Salam Hanifi the deputies of the Prime Minister of the IEA, and several high-ranking officials.
Mullah Abdul Ghani Beradar, addressing the ceremony of the exhibition said that Afghan people have been engaged in agriculture for several decades and have achieved good results in this sector.
The Islamic Emirate is committed to growth and development of agriculture and support those who invest in this sector, Beradar added.
Mawlawi Abdul Salam Hanafi assured the attendants regarding attention of the Islamic Emirate to the progress and development of agriculture and livestock in the country.
Islamic Emirate pays special attention to the growth of domestic production and the Economic Commission is striving to develop the country’s economy by supporting various sectors, he said, adding that “We use all facilities to improve quality of domestic products and promote local products.
The Acting Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock, Mawlawi Attaullah Omari said that the exhibition of agricultural products is aim to strengthen the economic base of the country, develop the agriculture sector in Afghanistan, support domestic products, promote the culture of using domestic products and motivate the country’s farmers to be self-sufficient.
Mohammad Yunus Mohmand, the head of the Afghan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, said that the private sector is ready to invest in the agriculture and livestock sectors in the country.
He asked for the attention and support of the Islamic Emirate in the sector of building a cotton processing factory.
In the exhibition, 263 booths of quality agricultural products, livestock, handicrafts, agricultural machinery, medicinal plants and herbs, irrigation equipment, solar power generation devices, and other domestic products have been displayed.
The exhibition is organized Badam Bagh Kabul and will remain open to the public for at least three days.