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Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Export of carpet has been decreased in the country recently.  
According to BNA reporter, Hadi Farzam member of product and exportation companies of carpet said, if we consider the export of carpet from the year 1384 to 1389, it shows 75 percent decreased in its export and products. 
According to him, in the year 1384, the export of carpet was 1,084,900 sqm and in the year of 1389 it reached to 380,000, which shows 75 percent decrease in its export.  
Farzam said that the case of decreasing is non-attention of commerce and industry ministry on this business and lack of industrial counter ships and export of carpets at the label of the neighboring countries.  
Mohammad Hadi Hosaini head of exportation union of carpet in Kabul said, we will request council of ministers and commerce and industry ministry to provide necessary facilities inside and outside the country for exporters of carpet and to search new markets in Moscow and southern Africa.
T.Suraya-Yarzada

Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Minister of Mines and industries, Wahidullah Shahrani left yesterday for US to attend the international conference on mines. 
The conference, said to be held on the upcoming March 3, Shahrani is to introduce six Afghan-Tajik regional oil zones to the participants of the conference. 
After attending the conference, the Afghan minister will leave for London to participate the international conference on oil and natural gas. 
The minister will put the six Afghan-Tajik oil zones for bidding. 
Afghan-Tajik zone, the survey of which was started by a Canadian company, is located in north-eastern part of Afghanistan. 
Previously, Afghan minister of mines had said oil in the Afghan-Tajik oil zones has been estimated nearly 15 trillion m. 
Afghanistan has six huge sources of oil and gas.

Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Kabul (BNA) President Hamid Karzai chaired a meeting of the Economic committee discussing industrial policy of the country. 
Initiated following previous economic meetings at the presidential palace, the meeting initially discussed the industrial policy of the country freshly prepared that envisages seven priority points about Afghanistan that will be inserted into the export area like marble, woolen goods, carpets and etc. 
Issues like creation of industrial parks, provision of permanent energy power and usage of custom traffic for growth of industry and strengthening of exports were evaluated. 
The meeting also assessed the contract signed by the private sector in mines area and emphasized that the process of contracts for extraction of mines should take place precisely and the role of the government especially in participation with the private sector should be considered. 
It was decided that in the coming meeting discussions should take place on industries replacing imports and areas that Afghanistan has relative potential in exports spheres.

Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Lashkargah (BNA) Six hundreds new gardens to be establish in the coming new facial year in Helmand, Officials of Agriculture Department of that province said.
Eng. Abdullah Ahmadzai Head of Agriculture Department of Helmand province told this news agency, with the cooperation of American forces stationed in that province, their department planed to create six hundreds new gardens in the ten districts of that province.
According to him, American forces will allocate two million US dollars for establishment of these gardens.
He added, for implementation of this program, the agriculture department of that province has complete readiness and thirteen farms have been selected in different parts of that province for planting of useful and non-useful saplings.
For six hundred gardens, eight hundreds saplings are in the plan and these seeds will be distributed to those gardeners who have not plant poppy in their farms this year, Ahmadzai said.
T. Rateb Nabizada