Monday, 30 April 2018

Ministry of Mines of Afghanistan said that they would soon re-issue a tender for the construction of the Jabal Saraj cement factory

Afghan Ministry of Mines and Petroleum (MoMP) said that they would soon re-issue a tender for the construction of the Jabal Saraj cement factory. MoMP officials said the cement plant project had been put out to tender in the past and that an Afghan company had looked set to win the contract. However, the High Economic Council had decided to reissue the tender in order to find a more qualified company. According to MoMP officials, once built, the factory should be able to produce up to one million tons of cement a year and that the winning company should be able to invest up to USD 170,000,000 in the factory. “This project will be put out to tender soon and we are ready to identify the most eligible companies,” MoMP spokesman Abdul Qadeer Mutfi said. According to the ministry, Afghanistan is one of the biggest cement importers among the countries in the region. Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) officials meanwhile said the Afghan government has in the last 17 years been unable to establish large enough cement factories in the country to meet domestic needs. Mr. Khan Jan Alokozay, ACCI deputy head, said if government establishes factories that can produce enough cement for the domestic market, Afghanistan will save up to USD 500,000,000 a year. “We support the activities of the current government in working in this regard. If this project gets implemented, it will >>> READ MORE @ HeartOfAsia.af

The first-ever Italian having registered an individual company in Afghanistan

The first-ever Italian having registered an individual company in Afghanistan
Special thanks to the Ministry of Industry and Commerce and the Chamber of Commerce and Industries of Afghanistan (ACCI). IvoTONIUT