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Karzai invites Indian IT companies to Afghan

Speaking after visiting Hitec City, the Afghan Prez said the industrial environment in his country was conducive for investment.

india Updated: Apr 11, 2006 17:54 IST
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Afghanistan on Tuesday invited investments from Indian IT companies, while promising to provide land and other facilities to investors.

Speaking after visiting the Hitec City in Hyderabad, Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai said the industrial environment in his country was conducive for investment.

"We provide land and all other required facilities to Indian companies", he said.

Afghanistan is interested in promoting joint ventures with India in business and education, he said.

Earlier, Karzai was given a ceremonial reception at Hyderabad Airport on his arrival.

Besides the Hitec city, he is scheduled to visit the National Remote Sensing Agency, TCS, National Institute of Rural Development and Osmania University campuses, before leaving for Delhi on Wednesday afternoon.

Karzai was received at the airport by the Governor Rameshwar Thakur, Chief Minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy and his cabinet colleagues.