The second deputy prime minister, Mullah Abdul Salam Hanafi, called on businessmen to invest in Afghanistan’s agricultural sector.
He said there was no threat to anyone in the country and security issues had been resolved.
Speaking to the media at an agricultural fair, Hanafi said that if someone is detained, security forces should detain them for the “designated” period and then present them to the appropriate bodies.
He said that no one has the right to torture detainees.
“It is the moral responsibility of the whole world to cooperate with us in the development of Afghanistan’s agricultural sector,” Hanafi said.
The second deputy prime minister urged the international community to cooperate with Afghanistan’s agricultural sector.
Addressing the same assembly, on 1st Deputy Prime Minister Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar said the Islamic emirate had not satisfied the people over the past year.
“For more than a year, we have done nothing for our nation. We should admit that we have not done any satisfactory job for our nation,” he said.
The Acting Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Animal Husbandry (MoAIL) has described the role of agriculture as important for the self-sufficiency of the country.
“We are in contact with technical and academic personalities from the agriculture, irrigation and livestock sectors,” he said.
An exhibition of agricultural products took place in Kabul, where farmers complained about the lack of markets for their products.
The exhibition was also attended by women entrepreneurs.
“The market for domestic products is weak. People don’t have good economic conditions and don’t have money,” said Zahra Kazimi, an organizer of the expo.
“We currently have no products to export abroad. We no longer exported honey after the political changes in the country,” said Wahiddulah Afzali, an organizer of the expo.
The Islamic Emirate has urged traders to invest in Afghanistan’s agricultural sector.