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SAARC members want to invest in Afghanistan

(Last Updated On: June 2, 2016)


The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) members seek trade facilities in order to invest and create industrial parks.

Officials of SAARC consider the organization’s investment in Afghanistan very effective for the growth of economic in Afghanistan.

They asked the Afghan government to provide enough grounds for this project but they have not received any reply from government.

According to the Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) it would be a great failure for the government if it lose this project.

“Nearly one and a half month passed but the Afghan government remains silent regarding to provide lands for SAARC,” Sayam Pesarlai, spokesman of ACCI said.

Meanwhile, a number of economic analysts also called on government to not lose this opportunity and asked for providing investment fields in the country.

“SAARC investments in Afghanistan is very essential and if the government should not lose this opportunity if it wants to get out of economic isolation,” Sayeed Qeyas Saeedi, economic analyst said.

Ariananews tried to have the comments of Ministry of Commerce and industry regarding this issue, but failed to succeed.

SAARC is comprised of eight South Asia countries, comprise of Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, and Sir Lanka.

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