KABUL‘s booming construction sector.
The president expressed these views while meeting a delegation of private and public construction company representatives who called upon him at the Presidential Palace here.
A statement from the Palace said the president urged them to lift their professional capacity and skills to be able to safeguard a long-term partnership with the government.
Ahmadzai also underlined the importance of regulating the alliance of engineers to guarantee quality construction and have a reliable data on civil engineers and their skills.
Hinting at growing investment in the sector, the president noted engineering colleges should be upgraded in line with modern knowledge and techniques. He asked construction companies to prove their ability to earn first-hand contracts.
Ahmadzai warned against trading of contracts and threatened stern legal action against those found guilty of this practice. He assured the visiting delegation their concerns would be addressed thoroughly.