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MoAL calls on private investors to further invest in Afghanistan

(Last Updated On: November 17, 2015)

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Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MoAL) urged the private investors to invest more in agriculture and livestock sectors.

Minister of agriculture says that the agriculture role in development of the country is valuable but there have not been enough required attention to this issue.

“Afghanistan imports $ 4 billion food from outside yearly, if the private sector works in this field the amount of money would not go out of Afghanistan,” Asadullah Zamir, minister of agriculture said.

Zamir has also vowed that form appropriate markets for sale of agriculture and livestock products.

He also noted that they are working on an effective solution that with implementation of it positive effects will be created for agriculture process.

Meanwhile, officials in Chamber of Commerce and Industry say that if investors’ challenges solve, all investors are ready for investment in any sectors.

In Afghanistan, where 80% of the population lives in rural areas and 58% of the GDP is generated by, agriculture and rural development so that those are the most important development sector.

After more than 20 years of war, agricultural production and rural infrastructure were left with devastating damages.

Agriculture production has been considered as the key sector for revival of the economy and well being of the people in the country.

 

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