Commodity Online

KABUL: In a significant development, the Afghan government has decided to invite bid three more essential natural mines and give them to private sector for exploration.

In a statement issued here, Afghanistans s ministry of mines said it is going to hand over some oil and gas fields of northern Jauzjan and Sar e Pul provinces and Iron mine of Hajjigak in central Bamyan province to private sector in the current year.

As part of economic policy, the Afghan government has decided to encourage private sector and support it to play effective role in the rebuilding process of the war battered nation.