• publish: 2 September 2015
  • time: 8:02 pm
  • category: Excerpted
  • No: 993

Ministry of Commerce woos investment in Afghanistan

In addition to supporting domestic products, Ministry of Commerce and industry (MoCI) is also trying to attract and encourage internal and foreign investors to invest in the country, so as to boost the development of Afghan fragile economy, Ministry officials said.  

Officials in the National Unity Government emphasize that encouraging and facilitating investments is a top priority for the government to help country’s economy growth.

As for this, MoCI officials is planning to visit all Afghan companies for supporting the domestic products and cooperate to solve their problems in a possible level.

“Government continues supporting domestic products, but cannot give loans,” Mosafer Qoqandi, spokesman of MoCI said.

On the other hand, a number of Afghan businesswomen said that with the formation of the National Unity government, unemployment have increased and many women in different sectors have lost their jobs.

They say government needs to take dedicated measures for promoting domestic products and improve Afghanistan’s exports.

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