Czech businessmen willing to invest in Afghanistan


A number of businessmen from the Czech Republic have shown an ‘increasing willingness’ to resume their previous projects as well as kick start new investments in Afghanistan, the International Chamber of Commerce country director Abdul Qadir Bahman said on Saturday.

He said the Czech businessmen are keen to invest in more than 100 projects in Afghanistan and they have submitted their investment plans to the Afghan government. “Government should use these opportunities to attract the attention of big Czech companies’ to-wards investment in Afghanistan,” Bahman said.

Collecting and processing garbage, generating power from wind, solar energy and garbage, in-vestment in production of cement and other con-struction materials are included in the draft plans sent to the government by Czech businessmen.

Meanwhile, Suhrab Bahman, spokesman for the Ministry of Economy, said the Czech businessmen are interested to take part in reconstruction of the projects which were executed by the Czech Repub-lic ahead of domestic wars in Afghanistan.—TOLO

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