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Ghani encourages Indian businessmen to invest in Afghanistan

Ghani encourages Indian businessmen to invest in Afghanistan

Sep 15, 2016 - 11:14

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has encouraged Indian businessmen to invest in Afghanistaninfo-icon and take advantage of investment opportunities, a statement from Presidential Palace said on Thursday.

The president suggested that both the countries should create a joint cargo mission for the import and export of goods and services through air.

The president asked five Indian medicine companies to submit their proposals to Afghan government so that in the future Kabul would supply quality medicines of its need from these companies.

President Ghani is on two day official visit to Indian, during a meeting with Indian Prime Minister Modi pledged $1 billion for educationinfo-icon, electricity, good governance and strengthening of democratic institutions in the war-torn country.

In the past India provided huge support for Afghanistan’s development.

President Ghani during his address to Indian investors said that Kabul admired New Dehli assistance and it was the evidence that both countries enjoyed great friendly relation, the statement said.

He said Indian always provided support for democratic and developed Afghanistan.

He asked the Indian medicines companies to submit their proposals so that Afghan government would consider purchasing medicine from these companies for the treatment of security forces.

He said Indian assistance would be spent on education, vocational training and other areas.


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