Pajhwok Services

SMS News Service

Photo Service

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

Cold storage facility to be built at Kabul airport

Cold storage facility to be built at Kabul airport

Jun 26, 2016 - 15:52

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): A cold-storage facility for agricultural products would be built at the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, an official said on Saturday.

Shah Mahmood Habibi, deputydirector of the Afghanistaninfo-icon Civil Aviation Authority (ACAA),said the decision was taken after approval from the Presidential Palace and the cabinet.

During a meeting with representatives from the ministries of agricultural, finance, transport, Independent Directorate of Land Acquisition and airport, he said the construction of cold storage would facilitate Afghan traders.

The issue of coordination between different governmental organisations had been discussed and views on various matters were exchanged at the meeting.

According to ACAA, the planned cold storage would be stretched over 1,760 square meters of land inside the airport’s custom office.  The facility would have the capacity to store 70-100 tonnes of stuff.

The cost of the storage is estimatedat 3.196 million afghanis. Similar facilities will also be built at Herat, Balkh and Kandahar airports.



Related Article

Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.


Add new comment



Twitter Update