KABUL: Addressing a ceremony here on Thursday at the presidential palace, President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani said that 10,685 cold storage units have been constructed across the country, a presidential statement said yesterday.
“In 34 provinces of the country 10,685 cold storage (units) have been prepared for inauguration today,” said the president, as quoted by the presidential palace statement.
President Ghani said that despite the domestic capacity some goods are still being imported from other countries, adding that Afghanistan has the capacity to provide agricultural products to the world.
The president also assured the country’s farmers that the government was there besides them to promote their production.
Meanwhile, officials of the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) said that nearly 15,000 cold storage units have been established across the country that effect farmers’ lives.
The Kabul Times