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Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Investment (ACCI)’s First Deputy to the Board of Directors Mr. Muhammad Younus Muhmand and Administrative and Financial Deputy to the Executive Board Mr. Mirwais Hotak traveled to Kandahar Province and started the second phase of distributing life-saving assistance to the victims of the Arghandab district.

It is worth mentioning that these life-saving packages are the generous donations of the following honored businessmen:
•    Mr. Habib Gulzar
•    Mr. Homayoon Khwaja Zada
•    Mr. Mirwais Katawazay
•    Haji Abdullah
•    Haji Zahir
•    Mr. Muhammad Yousuf Muhmand
•    And members of the Private Sector
Mr. Rasooli district governor of the Arghandab appreciated these generous donations of the traders of the country and addressed these donations as crucial and essential for the victims.

These food packages contain flour, rice, and ghee and have been distributed to 670 households and the distribution process still continues.

Herat Chamber of Commerce and Investment (HCCI)’s members of the Board of Directors, Women Chamber of Commerce and Industries, Chamber of Agricultural and Livestock products, a number of traders and members of the private sector participated the inauguration ceremony of a workshop organized under the subject of foundations of trade agreements.

ACCI’s member of the board of directors Mr. Jan Aqa Sadeqi, said that such programs have a positive impact on business and can prevent financial losses.

Mr. Mohammad Rafi Rahmani, Executive Director of the Herat Chamber of Commerce and Investment, spoke about the importance of the program and added that in the current situation signing a trade agreement is an urgent need for business and traders. Investors need to know the basics of the commercial contract.

A lecturer of the Herat University Mr. Hafeezullah Sidiqi said, “Implementing legal rules along with commercial and economic rules can prevent loss when a businessman agrees to have a commercial contract with someone.”

Another lecturer of the Herat University Mr. Abdul Saboor Mateen said, “A commercial contract based on legal consultations can result in the increase of commercial activities and stability.”

Khan Jan Alokozay, Ziauddin Achakzai, Jan Aqa Sadiqi, and Asmatullah Wardak members of the ACCI’s Board of Directors, Herat Chamber of Commerce and Investment (HCCI)s' President Mr. Younus Qazi Zada, Chamber of Mines and Industry Chairmanship, a number of traders and investors met with one of the Jihadi leaders Ameer Muhammad Ismael Khan and expressed their concerns about fires in Islam Qala Port.  

They said that traders and investors invest millions of dollars in the country and creates numerous job opportunities for the people, however, the government does not take this into account.

Khan Jan Alokozay ACCI’s member of the board of directors said, “The main reason of the fires in Islam Qala Port is the uncustomary evaluations of the goods by the National Standard Authority (NSA) and existing corruption in the customs of the country is another big barrier in front of legal trade.”

Ameer Muhammad Ismael Khan said, “If a tragedy like Islam Qala Port occurs in one of the developed countries, the president of the country himself would travel to the affected site and condole with the people, but this thing never happens in Afghanistan.”

He, furthermore, asked the government to buy firefighting equipment for the customs of the country.

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