An iodized salt factory and a plastic manufacturing factory have started operations in Nangarhar and Laghman provinces, respectively.
According to a statement from the Ministry of Industry and Commerce, the salt factory in Laghman province is built at a cost of USD 60,000. The factory has the capacity to produce one ton of salt in a day.
The statement adds that a plastic goods factory in Nangarhar province started operating this week at a cost of USD 50,000.
The factory produces all kinds of plastic objects from raw materials obtained from inside the country.