Thursday, 4 August 2016

The Government of Afghanistan signs over 80 mining contracts with private companies

The Afghan Ministry of Mines and Petroleum has signed 86 mining contracts with different private sector companies during the past five months.
The mining projects would provide over 7,000 job opportunities. The recent contracts are related to the development of deposits of gas, salt, chromite, coal, marble, talc, plaster, precious and semi-precious stones in 34 provinces of Afghanistan. Four other major mining contracts have been submitted to the High Economic Council for approval and would be finalized soon.