Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar Akhund actively engaged in a conference organized jointly by the Afghanistan-American Chamber of Commerce and the Afghanistan Business Council, titled "Afghanistan's Trade and Economic Relations."
Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar Akhund actively engaged in a conference organized jointly by the Afghanistan-American Chamber of Commerce and the Afghanistan Business Council, titled "Afghanistan's Trade and Economic Relations." The Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs extended a warm welcome to both Afghan and foreign investors residing abroad. He underscored the prevailing security across Afghanistan, the robust anti-corruption initiatives currently underway, and the substantial upswing in import levels, national income, and exports. Additionally, he highlighted the notable surge in domestic food production, the initiation of pivotal major projects, and the tangible progress witnessed in the domains of industry, trade, and transit. During his address, the Deputy Prime Minister emphasized that the Islamic Emirate has taken concrete measures, such as reducing taxes on raw materials to bolster support for the private sector. Simultaneously, significant strides have been made with the establishment of industrial parks and the commencement of highway reconstruction projects, aimed at fostering trade development. Furthermore, the reconstruction of railways is underway to establish vital connections between Afghanistan and regional countries. The Deputy Prime Minister further elucidated that Afghanistan, being rich in natural resources, boasts a government that actively encourages investment, a youthful, proficient, and cost-effective workforce, easy access to international markets facilitated by regional connectivity, an investor-friendly environment, and simplified investment regulations. These factors collectively lay the foundation for lucrative investment opportunities in Afghanistan. Honorable Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar Akhund assured both domestic and foreign investors that Afghanistan offers an open door for their investments. They can explore prospects not only in areas such as electricity, mining, agriculture, transportation, infrastructure, technology, and healthcare but also in various other sectors. He emphasized that the Islamic Emirate has enacted investor-friendly laws and established an inter-ministerial committee, eliminating the need for investors to navigate cumbersome bureaucratic processes. This committee has been designed to provide comprehensive information and streamline facilities for investors. In the realm of international politics and the global landscape, the Deputy Prime Minister underscored the escalating significance of land routes referring to the security of sea routes around Afghanistan. He emphasized that this evolution highlights the vital geostrategic position of Afghanistan. In line with this perspective, the Islamic Emirate is diligently working to enhance Afghanistan's commercial transportation networks, establishing connections with neighboring countries that currently lack such access. This endeavor includes an extensive initiative to construct and expand highways, road systems, and railway networks spanning across the country. In conclusion, the Deputy Prime Minister reiterated the unwavering commitment of the Islamic Emirate to fully support and facilitate domestic and foreign investors, ensuring they have all the necessary resources at their disposal. Alongside Afghan investors, the conference witnessed the active participation of numerous American investors and a multitude of investors from diverse countries. situation of the country.