Publish dateTuesday 9 May 2023 - 13:02
Story Code : 269732
Agricultural sector gets $3 million boost in Laghman
$3 million will be invested into the local agricultural sector by three private companies. Laghman officials said.
Afghan Voice Agency (AVA)_Monitoring, One of the key areas to be focused on will be the saffron sector, officials said.
One thousand five hundred acres of government land will be used by the companies in the Qarghayi district. The land will be used for agricultural purposes, especially for the cultivation of saffron, they said.
Zainul Abedin, the governor of Laghman, also said that dozens of people will benefit from this initiative as many jobs will be created.
The companies that are investing in the farming sector said they expect to be operational within five months.
“Three companies will jointly invest $3 million over five months on this land,” said Abdul Basit, the manager of one contracting company.
The residents of Laghman are also happy that an important agricultural project is being implemented in the province, saying that work will be provided for many of the residents.
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