Friday, 1 July 2016

Cold-storage facility for agricultural products to be built at Kabul International Airport

The Office of the President of Afghanistan has given its approval for the construction of a cold-storage facility for agricultural products at the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul. 

The Deputy Director of the Afghanistan Civil Aviation Authority (ACAA), Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Mr Shah Mahmood Habibi, said the facility would have a storage capacity of 70-100 tons of products and would be stretched over 1,760 square meters of land inside the airport’s custom office. The facility would be built at an estimated cost of 3,2 million AFN. Similar facilities would also be built at Herat, Kandahar and Balkh airports, said the Deputy Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation Mr Shah Mahmood Habibi.