Date: 22 June 2019
Venue: Arg Hotel
Chair and members of AWCCI- West Zone participated in conference of Ministry of Mines under the title of “Herat Mines Conference” on the purpose of introducing the sector of extractive industries as a national priority of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and discussion on reforms and investment opportunities in this sector. Mining conference was held with the presence of Ms. Nargis Nehan, Minister of Mining and Petroleum, Mr. Sorush Head of economic cooperation of Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Chair of Chamber of Commerce and Industries, Herat Deputy Governor, Investors and businessmen and businesswomen at the conference hall of Arg hotel.
This conference held for applying the reforms, Introduction of investment projects on the Extractive industries and attracting peoples’ support for TAPI project implementation. Representatives’ of government, Private Sector and international partners participated the conference.
Ms. Jami Ul Ahmadi Chair AWCCI- West Zone discussed the role of women in the value chain of precious and semi-precious stones in mines, launce of stones production companies, establishment of scientific research centers for the extraction, production and processing of salt, chalk, lime and standardization of production and processing centers for stones, promoting women’s professional capacity, linking women to mining contracts, providing facilities in the process of developing a market- oriented tourist market for business women who are working in the jewelry production.
She emphasized that MOMP should have support of increasing women role and mines project and government commitment is necessary.