Mr. Arash Younosi the chairman of Balkh Chamber of Commerce & Industries alongside other businesspersons from different sector had a meeting with Ms. Kamila Siddiqi Minister of Commerce & Industries and Mr. Seroos Ulaaf Delegate of President on economy sector in Balkh Chamber of commerce & industries building.
In the beginning Mr. Younosi welcomed Minister of Commerce & Industries and Delegate of President to Balkh province, and in the following meeting they discussed about the challenges, opportunities, investments, transit problems of private sector and businesspersons in Balkh province.
Ms. Kamila Siddiqi said that the government is working hard to create & bring more facilities for the private sector to create new routes of export to foreign countries and their main objective from this meeting is to exchange ideas and discuss about the opportunities and challenges that the private sector is facing them.
Following that, Mr. Seroos Ulaaf added that the Government is working hard to raise Afghanistan economy and make them exporter country and export its products to worldwide through Air Corridors and Land Corridors.
In the last, Board of Director BCCI alongside the Minister of Commerce & Industries and Delegate of President visited from Tak Dry Fruits company.
In Kunduz Province, 35 Raisin houses worth 16 million Afghanis are inaugurated. Each Raisin house has the capacity of converting 5-7 MTs of grapes to raisin. Also, each house cost 8800 $, of which 75% is paid by MAIL through NHLP program and 25% is paid by the Farmers.
Mr. Nasir Qasimi the Ceo of BCCI met with Ms. Tracy Mitchell the Senior Global Practice Specialist on Agriculture, Agribusiness and Food security from DAI (USAID).
In the following meeting they discussed about export of afghan dry and fresh fruits to abroad through air corridor which is opened recently from Balkh to Istanbul and other European cities by Turkish airline as well they discussed about opportunities as well challenges that private sector is facing and both side emphasized and agreed on future mutual cooperation.
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