Afghanistan calls for investments by Iranian firms
Press TV / February 21, 2010
Afghanistan invites Iranian firms to help develop
economic cooperation between the two countries by
investing in different fields in the country.
“Afghanistan imports goods worth $5 billion per
year but the country would be able to produce half of
the goods inside the country through a cooperation
with Iranian investor companies,” said Noorullah
Delawari, Afghan State Minister and President of
Afghanistan Investment Support Agency on Saturday,
during a visit to Iran Foreign Investment Company.
He mentioned vast mineral resources in Afghanistan
as one of the grounds that could attract Iranian
Delawari invited Iranian companies to invest in
fields such as power plants, cement factories, metal
industries and construction materials such as building
”Afghanistan has been able to attract investments
worth $8bn despite security problems,” he said.