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Joint Afghan-Iran industrial exhibition opens in Kabul

Joint Afghan-Iran industrial exhibition opens in Kabul

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6 Sep 2016 - 18:55
Joint Afghan-Iran industrial exhibition opens in Kabul
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6 Sep 2016 - 18:55

KABUL and Iran industrial exhibition kicked off in capital Kabul on Tuesday.

The three-day event is organized by an Iranian institute ‘Management of Exhibition Projects’ in cooperation with the Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) and Trade Development Organization of Iran.

Eighty Iranian and 10 Afghan companies have put on display their products at the show.

The products on display include construction materials, food items, petroleum products medical, electronic, agricultural and textile equipment, home accessories, cosmetics, sanitary, washers, chicken products, urban services, banking and minerals.

Akbar Torkan, Iranian president’s special advisor who was present at the exhibition, said Afghanistan had enormous mineral and water resources.

He said Afghanistan should also be converted into an industrial country and Iran would help in this regard.

Torkan asked Iranian investors to invest in Afghanistan and help the country develop its industry.

Afghanistan Economy Minister Abdul Sattar Murad said that trade relations between Iran and Afghanistan were improving with each passing day and Afghanistan was a good market for Iranian products.

“We need Iran’s cooperation in commerce and economic development because we share the same religion, language and culture,” he added.

He said the Afghan government had devised new procedures and policy to support investment in Afghanistan. He invited Iranian traders to invest in his country.

The exhibition at Oranos Saloon on the Maiwand road would continue for three days.

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