The Chief Executive in a Meeting with Members of International Chamber of Commerce: No One Can Go Ahead without Taking Risk

Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, Chief Executive of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan met with members of board of directors of Afghanistan International Chamber of Commerce in his office at the Sepider Palace.

During the meeting, members of Afghanistan International Chamber of Commerce thanked the Chief Executive for his cooperation in solving their problems and challenges.

They stated that Afghanistan International Chamber of Commerce is organizing regular meetings and is ready to serve the private and public sectors of Afghanistan.

Members of the International Chamber of Commerce, while referring to their plans for reforming the country's investment and financial system, said, “We believe that if policies are properly implemented, insecurity won’t prevent economic development.”

At the meeting, the representative of Afghanistan Women’s Chamber of Commerce asked for membership of this chamber in the private sector committee and the Economic Committee of the Council of Ministers.

Following the speeches of the International Chamber of Commerce, the Chief Executive said members of the International Chamber of Commerce have already taken a decisive step forward and the role of this chamber is significant in improvement of the economic situation, improvement of investment and Afghanistan's reputation at the global level.

Dr. Abdullah expressed his full readiness to cooperate with Afghanistan International Chamber of Commerce, saying that their work is directly related to daily lives of the people and can have an impact on improving the economic situation of citizens.

Pointing to the capital flight and brain drain, the Chief Executive noted that when people see that businessmen and investors are investing within the country, become hopeful about the future.

The Chief Executive added that activity in all areas is associated with risk taking and challenge and no one can go ahead without taking risk.

Dr. Abdullah called on the members of the International Chamber of Commerce to use their findings and experiences within the country and said the government is committed to taking your ideas and proposals in financial and economic areas.

The Chief Executive eventually agreed that Afghanistan Women's Chamber of Commerce join to private sector committee and the Economic Committee of the Council of Ministers, and directed the authorities to provide the ground for representatives of the Women’s Chamber of Commerce at future meetings.