AT-KABUL: The first four-day electronic expo has been inaugurated in Kabul on Tuesday.
The exhibition was organized in Afghanistan Expo Center (AEC) in Shahr-e-Naw, where different electric and electronic equipments were showcased in 60 booths. Some 15 of the booths were displaying domestic products.
The Deputy Head of Afghanistan Investment Support Agency (AISA), Mohammad Ebrahim Shams, said that exhibition was aimed at introducing electronic equipments to people and finding market to the products.
Speaking at the inauguration ceremony, he said that similar exhibition will be also held in other provinces.
He urged Afghan traders to invest in Afghanistan. He stressed that there are many business opportunities inside Afghanistan.
He said that the government is committed to support traders and the issues of lack of enough electricity, land and security was under discussion.
While talking about quality of goods in the market, he said that it was the right of consumers to have access to high quality products. Thus, he urged traders to import or produce high quality products.
Abdul Qader Zazai, a lawmaker, voiced his pleasure over opening of the expo. He urged Afghan businessmen to invest inside the country.
He said that Afghan investors by investment in Afghanistan can lead the country towards self-reliance. “Investment will also create jobs and will prevent from illegal immigration of youths to foreign countries,” he added.
Traders, who had put their products to display, termed the exhibition as a good step towards introduction of new electronic equipments to people. They urged the concerned organizations to hold similar expos in the future.