Balkh Chamber of Commerce & Industeries News udpates
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.
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.
In the following meeting they discussed about business relation & Opportunities among two countries, specially about creation of air corridor between Balkh & New Delhi in order to export the dry and fresh fruits of north zone provinces to India and both side emphasized on strengthen & expansion of mutual cooperation.
Balkh – Istanbul and other European cities air corridor officially inaugurated during a ceremony in the the presence of Balkh Governor, BCCI Chairman & board members, Deputy of ministry of Commerce & Industries, Consulate General of Turkey in Mazar-i-Sharif, Chairman of Balkh provincial council on 9th Jan 2019 at the Maulana Jalaluddin Mohammad Balkhi Airport in Mazar-i-sharif.
Balkh chamber of Commerce & Industries on behalf of Balkh business community welcome and show its full support on the government plan & policies of export through air corridors and want from businessmen to use from this immense opportunity.
In the first flight of air corridor 5 ton dry fruits contain of 2 ton raisins & 3 ton dry mulberries exported to London through Turkish Airline by Tak dry fruit process & packaging Company.
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