Taliban Opens a Pharmaceutical Factory in Herat Province

Bayan News – Mullah Abdulghani Baradar, the Taliban’s deputy economic chief, inaugurated a pharmaceutical factory during his visit to Herat province in western Afghanistan.

This factory, established by an Afghan merchant, commenced operations on Sunday, April 28th in the presence of the Taliban’s deputy economic chief.

The pharmaceutical factory is being built at a cost of $16 million.

Officials of the factory state that they will engage in the production of syrups, medicines, powders, and capsules in accordance with “international standards.”

According to them, the operation of this factory will provide direct employment for 350 individuals and indirect employment for another 2,000 individuals.

This factory is being established at a time when most of Afghanistan’s required medicines are imported from countries such as Iran and Pakistan.

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