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Nangarhar traders, candidates talk economic policies

Nangarhar traders, candidates talk economic policies

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Oct 15, 2018 - 17:50

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Traders in eastern Nangarhar province have urged Wolesi Jirgainfo-icon candidates to address problems the business community has been facing after winning the Oct 20 elections.

The businessmen raised their demand during a roundtable talks with Wolesi Jirga candidates. The event was organized by the Entrepreneurs Global Support Organization here.

Dr. Sher Ali Mohammad, the organization member, said the purpose of the roundtable to hear economic policies of the Wolesi Jirga hopefuls.

He said Chamber of Commerce and Industry representatives, mining company’s officials and candidates associated with businesses attended the talks.

He added they would support candidates who offered best policy which could address traders’ problems.

Syed Jamal Pacha, a Wolesi Jirga candidate said insecurity and corruption were main issues that threatened and damaged businesses and trade in Nangarhar.

Lawmaker Amir Khan Yar in response no work done for business community by the Wolesi Jirga, said the issue not lied in legislation, but in implementation of laws.

The Wolesi Jirga elections are scheduled for October 20 and people are concerned about the security situation, he added.

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