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The growth of the Afghan telecom sector in the past 12 years

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The growth of the Afghan telecom sector in the past 12 years

telecommunication and ITAbout USD 2bn have been invested in the Afghan telecommunication sector since the establishment of the new Afghan government.

“More than 150,000 people are employed in the sector,” said Deputy Telecommunication Minister Wahabuddin Sadat on the World Telecommunication and Information Society Day.

Deputy Minister Sadat added the sector contributed more than USD 200 million revenue to the national treasury.

Telephone facility has been provided in 88% areas of the country.

According to the Pajhwok Afghan News, the first ever international telecommunication and information technology conference would be held in Kabul in July. Companies from 20 countries are expected to attend the event.

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