Afghanistan’s first iodized salt production factory established

by Wadsam | October 13, 2013 10:25 am

iodine factory[1]Afghanistan’s first iodized salt production factory has been established in Aibank city of Samangan province.

A local businessman from Samangan, Mohammad Hanif Amini, founded the factory with an initial capital of USD 200,000.

The factory provides job opportunities to 20 Afghans from the province and has the capacity to produce 120 tons of iodized salt per day.

“Establishment of such factories by our local investors is very valuable for the economic growth of our country and for job creation,” said Abdul Hai Farhat, Head of Samangan’s Finance Department.

Amini hoped to expand the factory and employ more Afghans in the near future.

He added that the factory’s production process was carried out according to international standards and according to health standards required by the Ministry of Public Health.

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