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30-09-2014, 16:53

Tajik CCI Chairman, Deputy CEO ACCI Meet to Boost Economic Ties


Avesta.Tj | 30.09.2014 | Chairman of Tajikistan’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI) Sharif Said met here on Tuesday with Mr. Abdul Qadir Bahman the Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), to discuss economic ties.


According to the Tajik CCI, at the meeting the sides discussed issues related to the expansion of trade and economic cooperation between Tajikistan and Afghanistan.


Preparation and holding of the next Afghan economic exhibition, entitled Economic Development of Afghanistan, was the focus of the meeting. 


"The entrepreneurs of our countries were interested in the 1st Afghan exhibition that held in Dushanbe in 2009. It gave them an opportunity to get acquainted with the products, provided by the Afghan producers. Such events contribute to the expansion of economic cooperation between our countries”, said Sharif Said.


At the end the sides agreed to hold the 3rd Afghan exhibition, Economic Development of Afghanistan in Dushanbe, in November of this year, according to the Tajik CCI.


Established in 1931, Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce & Industries (ACCI or "Chamber”) is an independent organization that is serving the advocacy and business facilitation needs for a burgeoning private sector economy.  Currently, the Chamber represents over 90 % of the total Afghan work force.


Today, ACCI is uniquely positioned to influence the pace of economic growth and reform.  Strategically nestled at the nexus of public, investor, donor, academia, media, and foreign channels, the Chamber is facilitating the interests of the Afghan private sector to a diverse audience.


ACCI is headquartered in Kabul and operates branch chambers in 21 provinces. Its current membership exceeds 37,000 private sector organizations which include 25 major business associations.