KABUL, Dec. 01 – A national and international exhibition under the title of Imam Abu Hanifa trade expo has been opened today by the Deputy Prime Minister, Mawlawi Abdul Salam Hanafi, other high-ranking government officials, and international and national entrepreneurs, and deputy Director of Financial and Administrative Affairs of Kabul Municipality.
In the opening session of this exhibition, senior officials of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, members of the cabinet, national investors and businessmen, women entrepreneurs, representatives of several embassies in Kabul and other officials participated.
At the beginning of the meeting, the recommendations of the esteemed Amir-ul-Muminin of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, Sheikh-ul-Hadith Mawlawi Hibatullah Akhundzada (may Allah protect him), were heard, asking national businessmen and investors to invest in the country.
Mawlawi Abdul Salam Hanafi, the administrative deputy PM of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, assured support of the Islamic Emirate fir the private sector and asked national and international investors to come and invest in Afghanistan adding that IEA will provides all the necessary facilities to all businessmen and investors who are interested in investing in any sector.
Acting Minister of Industry and Trade Nuruddin Azizi said: The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan is an “economy-oriented” system and its officials are working round the clock to make Afghanistan self-sufficient, and the opening of today’s exhibition is a good example of it.
Acting Minister of Information and Culture Mullah Khairullah Khairkhah called the exhibition important for the development and economic growth of the country and termed those who strengthen the economy of their country and works for growth and welfare of people pioneers of the society.
He demanded from the investors not to fall prey to the false propaganda of the enemies and to invest in Afghanistan without any worries.
Acting Minister of Mines and Petroleum Sheikh Shahabuddin Dilawar explained that following the advent of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in the country, this ministry has so far contracted 178 small mines with different local companies, adding that now there is a better environment for investment in Afghanistan’s mines sector we are at the service of domestic and foreign investors; Come and invest here.
Zabihullah Mujahid, the spokesman of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, said in his speech that now there is a very good opportunity for investment in agriculture, energy, mining and other fields in Afghanistan, and all investors, especially domestic ones, to invest here with out any worry.
He asked businessmen and investors not to wait for help from others and invest in the country to improve economic situation of the country.
Later on, Mohammad Yunus Mohmand, acting head of the Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Investment, Sherbaz Kamin Zadeh, the head of Afghanistan’s mines and industries, Moulvi Prime Minister of the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock and other speakers also spoke about the issue. And he shared his wishes and views about the country’s economic growth and self-sufficiency.
This exhibition has been arranged for investment and industry growth, from which cooperation between government agencies and the private sector will be strengthened and in the implementation of construction projects, production, machinery and construction the ability of the private sector in the goods sector is demonstrated.
Kabul Municipality is trying to use its internal production in the implementation of its construction projects.
About 700 domestic and foreign companies participated in this exhibition, including precious and semi-precious stones, food and non-food items, metals, women’s handicrafts, carpets and Other domestic productions and products of the country have been exhibited.
Among 700 booths from domestic and international industry products, one is related to Kabul municipality, where Kabul municipality’s stone production factory, advertisements about activities and a number of other items are on display.
By providing opportunities for domestic and international private sector activities, their role in the implementation of public and infrastructure projects can be ascertained.
It is worth noting that this exhibition will be open to visitors for eight days.