Afghan carpet industrialists in Carpets International Exhibition in China once again were awarded the first position for achieving excellence in design and quality.
The ministry of commerce and industry is said to consider this achievement valuable and said that more efforts are needed to develop this industry.
The traders also signed contracts worth USD 1mn with their Chinese counterparts for exporting carpets.
Traders and rug sellers urged the Afghanistan government to give more attention to the carpet industries.
The Tibetan Carpets International Exhibition is held every year since 2004 and brings together carpet makers from different countries under one roof. As the only international handmade carpet exhibition in China, the China (Qinghai) International Carpet Exhibition provides a big show stage for the Tibetan carpet of Qinghai, promoting the communication between domestic and abroad handmade carpet industry.
This is not the first time that Afghan carpet awards the first position. Previously, Afghan carpets were awarded for achieving excellence in design and quality.