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Chinese traders to invest in Nangarhar precious stones

Chinese traders to invest in Nangarhar precious stones

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10 May 2022 - 18:05
Chinese traders to invest in Nangarhar precious stones
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10 May 2022 - 18:05

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The Department of Commerce and Industry of eastern Nangarhar province on Wednesday said a number of Chinese traders, who recently visited the province, assured of investment in precious stones.

The Chinese plan to create a market for the sale and processing of precious stones in Nangarhar, which will create job opportunities for many people.

Meanwhile, Nangarhar Chamber of Commerce and Investment praised Chinese traders for their plan to invest in the province.

Abdul Basir Pacha, industry and commerce director in Nangarhar, told Pajhwok Afghan News that a number of Chinese investors in coordination with the central government, plan to invest in precious stones and find market for the minerals in the province.

He said the traders had been given work permits on their recommendation and assured of co-operation from the government based on the law.

On the other hand, Nangarhar Chamber of Commerce and Industry Department appreciated the efforts of the Chinese investors and assured that the chamber would provide all possible cooperation in this regard.

Shakirullah Safi, an official of Nangarhar Chamber of Commerce and Industry, told Pajhwok Afghan News the chamber was always trying to encourage foreign traders and investors to invest in the province.

“Chinese traders’ interest in investing in Nangarhar and creating market for precious stones here is very helpful in boosting our economy. It will create jobs here, we will not only encourage them, but would also provide cooperation to them,” he said.

China has recently started investments in various parts of the country, especially in the mining sector.

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