The Office of the Deputy PM for Economic Affairs tweeted that yesterday (Saturday) at the meeting of the Economic Commission, the plan to establish the "Afghanistan Economic Advisory Board" was approved.
According to the office, the board will advise the government on important economic issues, and the members of the board include university professors, economists, and representatives of businesses.
The Ministry of Economy (MoE) said that the establishment of an advisory board is important for the current condition of Afghanistan.
“The objective for the establishment of the economic advisory board is to bring the economic activities within a system so we can improve our economy and reach economic self-sufficiency through a roadmap and national documents,” said Abdul Latif Nazari, deputy MoE.
Sakhi Ahmad Payman, deputy head of the Afghanistan Chamber of Industry and Mines (ACIM) said that the board can provide good advice to the economic commission.
“The establishment of an advisory board that includes economists and the private sector can provide good advice to the economic commission. Getting close to the private sector, analysts and economists to provide consultation, is a good step,” he said.
According to the statement of the economic commission of the Deputy Prime Minister, the academy of science has been asked to form the draft of the scheme for the processing of chicken meat based on the Sharia.
The committee is comprised of the Ministry of Industry and Mines, Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock, Ministry of Public Health, and the Kabul Municipality.