A branch of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) officially opened in Kabul on Thursday.
According to (DID) press report, quoting from (Bakhtar news agency), by participation of some government officials, representatives of relevant organizations, foreign countries’ ambassadors, international organizations’ representatives, industrialists’ unions and national traders, the opening ceremony was held at the foreign ministry.
During the opening ceremony, ICC Chairman said the aim of inaugurating this office is to attract foreign investments and cohesion of the private sector, the agency added. “We want to provide fields for foreign investment with the cooperation of Afghan government and Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and industrial associations,” said Mayel Aqa Khairkhah, chairman of ICC.
Meanwhile, Chief Executive, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah called the beginning of the activities of the International Chamber of Commerce in Kabul vital.
“It will pave the way for drawing foreign investment in the country and will reinforces the ties between the private sectors of Afghanistan and the region as well as international companies around the globe,” he added.