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Agri, Handicraft Exhibition Opens in Kabul

KABUL (BNA) The two Deputy Prime Minister of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan opened the Exhibition of agricultural and handicraft products with the slogan “Standard agriculture, guarantees the country’s economy” in Kabul Wednesday.

The opening ceremony of the exhibition attended by Mullah Abdul Ghani Beradar and Mawlawi Abdul Salam Hanifi the deputies of the Prime Minister of the IEA, and several high-ranking government officials.

Mullah Abdul Ghani Beradar, said during the opening ceremony of the exhibition that Afghan people have been engaged in agriculture for a long decade and have achieved good results in this sector.

The Islamic Emirate is committed to the growth and development of agriculture and we support those who invest in this sector, Beradar added.

Later, Mawlawi Abdul Salam Hanafi underlined agriculture and assured the attention of the Islamic Emirate to the progress and development of agriculture and livestock in the country.

He said that the Islamic Emirate pays special attention to the growth of domestic production and the Economic Commission is striving to develop the country’s economy by supporting various sectors.

“We use all the facilities to improve the quality of domestic products and promote the products,” Hanafi added.

The Acting Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock, Mawlawi Attaullah Omari said that the exhibition of agricultural products strives to strengthen the economic base of the country, develop the agriculture sector in Afghanistan, support domestic products, promote the culture of using domestic products and motivate the country’s farmers to be self-sufficient.

Mohammad Yunus Mohmand, the head of the Afghan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, said that the private sector is ready to invest in the agriculture and livestock sectors in the country.

He asked for the attention and support of the Islamic Emirate in the sector of building a cotton processing factory.

In the exhibition, 263 booths of quality agricultural products, livestock, handicrafts, agricultural machinery, medicinal plants and herbs, irrigation equipment, solar power generation devices, and other domestic products have been displayed.

The exhibition in Badam Bagh Kabul will be open to the public for at least three days starting today, Wednesday.

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