English | دری

Afghan cement enterprise begins operations after 20 years

in Afghan Business

Afghan cement enterprise begins operations after 20 years

The Jabul Saraj Cement Enterprise has officially begun its operations after 20 years and was inaugurated on Tuesday in the presence of officials from the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum, governor and other representatives from Parwan province.

The factory is re-launched at a total cost of 75mn AFN with financial support from the Afghan Ministry of Mines and Petroleum.

Addressing the inauguration ceremony, Technical Deputy Head of the Ministry Engineer Abdul Qudoos Hamidi said the factory would produce 100 tons of cement (equivalent to two 50-kg bags of cement) on a daily basis.

He added that the factory would be able to produce about 25,000 tons of cement during the solar year, 1395.

According to the factory authorities, the factory generates job opportunities to 120 individuals directly and 5,000 individuals indirectly.

The quality of the cement produced by Jabul Saraj Enterprise is in par with Portland Cement with the mark 450, which is twice as higher as the quality of the cement imported from foreign countries.

Founded in 1337, the Jabul Saraj Enterprise had the capacity to produce 100 tons of cement daily until 1375 and had a significant impact on the economy of Afghanistan.

Related Articles

Tajik-Afghan-Pak delegation meet up to conclude trade agreement

Delegations from Afghanistan and Pakistan met in Dushanbe, Tajikistan capital city, on Thursday to reach conclusive decisions on the trilateral

Afghanistan’s agriculture system to be modernized

Officials of the Agriculture and Livestock Ministry believe that the traditional methods of agriculture would change once the capacity of

UK’s support for Afghanistan’s award winning tax project

The Secretary of State for International Development, Justine Greening and the Afghan Finance Minister, Omar Zakhilwal announced a new phase

No comments

Write a comment
No Comments Yet! You can be first to comment this post!

Write a Comment

Your e-mail address will not be published.
Required fields are marked*