USAID Advisors visited ACCI and AWCCI-East zone

Date: August 30, 2018

Place: Nangarhar ACCI

USAID Advisors and Checchi Project managers had a meeting with Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) and Board Members of Afghanistan Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry (AWCCI) –East zone under the title of “Better Local Governance”.

This meeting held on August 30, 2018. Fazel Ahmad Safi, Fatima Ghafoori, and  Fazlullah Amin USAID Advisors and Board members of ACCI and AWCCI attended this meeting. Topics discussed in this meeting were achievements and problems of ACCI-Nangarhar and USAID activities in Nangarhar province.

Shakirullah Safi, Public Relations officer of ACCI praised activities on Better Local Governing and said that working on capacity building by USAID is very effective.

Mr. Safi talked about problems and challenges that businessmen have and asked the Provincial Authorities to try their best to solve them.

Meanwhile, Mr. Ajmal Shams Chief Operation Officer of Mining and Industry Ministry asked partner Organizations for their further cooperation in Industry development. He emphasized that Government should pay more attention on electricity and Industrial parks development.

Sadia Umarkhill East zone Manager of AWCCI talked about AWCCI, “AWCCI has been recently established, and works for business women development but they need financial supports”.

Ms. Umarkhil asked USAID Advisors to implement projects for women empowerment and invest on their handicraft in the country and in International markets.

USAID Advisors promised to have their cooperation with ACCI and AWCCI Nangarhar and praised activities in this sector.