Afghan Biographies

Economic High Council

Name Economic High Council
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 Economic High Counci:
The Economic High Council was formed and approved in the beginning of October 2012. The Council, led by President Hamid Karzai, has been set up to address and resolve economic issues. The Council would meet twice in a fortnight to discuss economic progress and challenges. Members include the Ministers of Finance, Economy, Commerce and Industries, Energy and Water, Afghanistan’s National Security Advisor, the Head of Afghanistan’s Central Bank, three university-level economics professors, two members of the Afghan Chamber of Commerce and Industries and two members of the Afghan Industrialist Union. In the first meeting of the Council, President Karzai promised to assist the Ministry of Commerce in analyzing the industrial towns and their integration with the Afghanistan Investment Support Agency (AISA). He also announced to eliminate taxes on goods paid to municipalities and transit officials.(20121101)


Last Modified 2012-11-01
Established 2012-11-01