Press conference of Deputy Minister for admin and financial affairs and Acting minister of Industry and Commerce on the recent achievements of this ministry.

The press conference of the Ministry of Industry and Commerce on the last eight months’ activities of the Ministry held on Sept, 18 2018 by Mr. Ajmal Hamid Abdul Rahimzai Deputy Minister for admin and financial affairs and Acting minister of Industry and Commerce at the Government Media and Information Center.
Including achievements of the ministry are as follows; 32 percent increase in exports, approval of industrial parks policy, approval of 50 Afghani per square meter of land in all industrial parks, Reclamation of 128 Jeribs of industrial park from the usurper in Khost province and 114 acres (Jeribs) of land in Kabul province, the 60-acre (Jeribs) distribution of land for investors in the Barikab industrial Parks information were shared with the media.
At the conference, Acting Minister announced the progress of the transit and trade, adding that the Azeri route (Lajaward Route) transit agreement that was signed at the 7th Rika Summit, based on which, in the near future, the transfer of the test cargo from Aqina and Turghundi Ports to Europe will start.
Continuing, the approval of National policy implementation plan for the protection of consumers, the regulation of commercial declarations, the creation of a commission to prevent the production, import and distribution of non-quality goods are the recent achievements of this ministry.
And at the end, Mr. Ajmal Hamid Abdul Rahimzai Deputy Minister for admin and financial affairs and Acting minister of Industry and Commerce added: “Afghanistan's economic growth and development are among the main goals of the national unity government and the international community for the decade of transformation. The country's economic growth through the strengthening of the private sector is among the priorities of the government, which includes supporting domestic producers to raise domestic production capacity to increase exports and replace imports.”