Afghan Biographies

Helmand Bust Enterprise

Name Helmand Bust Enterprise
Ethnic backgr.
Date of birth
Function/Grade Cotton ginning factors
History and Biodata

The state-run Bust Enterprises Bost Enterprise, a cotton ginning factory, said on 20111019 it would purchase 3,000 tonnes of cotton from farmers in the southern province of Helmand this year (2011). The decision was made at a Cabinet meeting, the factory head, Sherin Khan; said, adding Helmand produced 5,500 tonnes of cotton this year. One kilogram will be bought for 51 afghanis ($1.05). He promised the Bust Enterprises -- established in Helmand nearly three decades ago -- would also sell farmers oil, oilcake and soap produced from cotton seeds at lower prices. The Afghan Investment Agency AISA put the state-run Bust Enterprise oln the list for privatization and sale to investors (2009) without much success due to insecurity in Helmand Province. The Afghan Helmand Province is marketing itself as a huge enterprise zone. (20110210)

Last Modified 2011-10-20
Established 2011-10-20