IEA discusses business opportunities with Tatarstan and Iranian businessmen

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Nooruddin Azizi, the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s (IEA) minister of commerce and industry met with representatives of the private sector of the Republic of Tatarstan and Iran in Kabul on Thursday where they discussed investment opportunities in the country.

In a series of tweets, the ministry said that the deputy minister of mines and petroleum and representatives of the ministry of energy and water also discussed investment opportunities with the visiting businessmen.

According to the commerce ministry, officials from the different ministries provided information on potential projects that can be rolled out as well as the location of potential coal mines in various provinces in Afghanistan.

At the meeting, a decision was made regarding the time and venue for another meeting and for the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the investors and Afghanistan.

The commerce ministry said that a draft MoU and information will be shared with both sides and that officials of the Republic of Tatarstan (KR Group) and investors from Iran are ready to invest in the production of electricity from coal in Afghanistan.—Ariana news