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Afghanistan becomes member of IGF on mining sector

The Ministry of Mines and Petroleum on Wednesday said Afghanistan got the membership of Intergovernmental Forum (IGF) on Mining.
Afghanistan becomes member of IGF on mining sector
 Nargis Nehan, acting mines and petroleum minister said that becoming a member of the organization was a golden chance for Afghanistan in mines processing.
The IGF is the only policymaking organization in natural resources and it works for capacity building, proper and continued use of mines and cooperating with the member countries, she said.
Nehan added that the organization coordinates with donors, international organizations, civil society and the private sector during special annual meetings.
Abdul Qadir Mutfa, the spokesman of mines and petroleum ministry, said the IGF was the only intergovernmental and international organization for preparing policy guides for mineral sources, cooperating with member countries for proper use, getting more benefit and attracting foreign investors for mines and economic development.
Afghanistan can benefit from its membership of IGF by building its capacity, policy, attract assistance of mineral sectors and implementation of mines extraction policy, he concluded.
Source : Afghan Voice Agency(AVA)
Wednesday 25 April 2018 18:08
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