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Kabul exhibition attracts thousands of visitors

Kabul exhibition attracts thousands of visitors

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Apr 02, 2015 - 16:25

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Officials of Afghanistaninfo-icon Investment Support Agency (AISA) said on Thursday over 1,000 families and foreigners visited a four-day exhibition of locally-manufactured products in the capital Kabul.

President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani inaugurated the exhibition on Tuesday where different brands of domestic products were put on display.

Ahmed Wali Majidyar, a senior AISA official, said that the first day of exhibition was only reserved for government officials, ambassadors and civil societyinfo-icon workers.

The exhibition played important role to promote national products, he said, adding that AISA was planning to have an exhibition in near future in Mazar-i-Sharif in Balkh.  Over 120 companies have stalls in the exhibition.

Qurban Ali Jamshedzada, a carpet dealer, said such exhibitions played pivotal role to promote local products as he had sold different products in last two days. “I demanded government should arrange such exhibitions. I have sold a carpet worth $1,000 during the exhibition”, he noted.

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