History of the AIA (Afghanistan Industrial
(Afghanistan Industrial Association) founded in year
2002 at Industrial Park of pule charkhi, Kabul –
Afghanistan. Gradually all the factories of
industrial park, other locations of kabul &
provinces like Herat, Nangarhar, Mazare sharif &
Kandahar included in the membership of AIA, the main
purpose of membership in AIA is to defend the legal
rights of industrials to support the industry sector
of the country.
first time after establishment of AIA & receiving
the No.1 license from ministry of justice, Islamic
republic of Afghanistan, in its first general
assembly meeting Mr. Ahmad Ratib Popal elected as
the president of AIA & Mr. Abdul Jabar Safi & Mr.
Maroof gul Zadran elected as the vice presidents of
mentionable that before year 2002, AIA was also
active in industrial park but not in a manner as it
is today, because on that period there was present
the small number of factories which has the
membership of AIA.
(Afghanistan Industrial Association) after year
2002 play key role in civil activities & rights of
the artisan & industrials while defend the legal
rights of industrials in all over the country,
that’s why all provinces receive the membership of
the specific goal & objectives according to the
statute of the AIA :-
defend the rights of industrials, during the law
implementation & creation those who has the
membership of AIA.
develop, expand, modernize the National Industries &
to prevent the import of those products which
produces inside the country.
develop the internal relations for the purpose of
developing National industries.
Studying of internal markets & present the business
Collection of industrial, commercial & academic
information and distribute it among the members of
& maintaining good relations with officials &
Conducting events & exhibitions inside the country &
coordinate the mentions outside the country.
relations with internal banks for the purpose to
maintain AIA assets & providing credits, loan
facilities to the members of AIA.
Motivating & courage the government officials,
vocational centers & universities to train & develop
the personal of factories & vital participating in
workshops, seminars for the developing of labor
skills which are conducting by mentioned officials.
Specifying the budget of AIA, for well performing
the affairs, creating the eagerness of work, sense
of patriotism & good relations among the industrials
for developing the National economy.
Keeping the environment & coordinate the environment
keeping with concern officials for safety & healthy
environment & remove the debris from area by
(Afghanistan Industrial Association) in regard of
above issues, focused on that we can achieve the all
mentioned goals by considering the benefit of our
country & removing the poverty from country &
arranging all the tasks by following.
seeker having Afghan nationality & pass 18 year age,
have the license of industry can be the member of
seekers, must having Afghan nationality, if they are
educated or uneducated can be the member of AIA.
Foreigner seekers which having partnership with
Afghan seekers can be the member of AIA, it’s
mentionable that they will got honorary membership
by permission of Ministry of justice- Afghan
government, in that case one copy of
name will be send to concern department of justice
ministry of Afghan government.
Seeker who accept & implement the statute of AIA,
can be the member of AIA & vice versa.
of the Member
member of AIA having the equal rights.
member of AIA having the freedom of expression.
member of AIA having the right of one vote & free to
member having the right to candidate him/herself for
the president, vice president, member board of
directors & the member board of executives of AIA.
of the Member
member must attend the general assembly meeting.
efforts in increasing the quantity, quality,
developing, modernizing the products & leads it to
efforts continually in developing the financial
budget of AIA.
active role in distributing & explaining the goal of
are liable to attend those meetings in which there
attendance is necessary which meetings called by the
board of directors, especially general assembly
meeting which’s conducted according to the statute
member of AIA is liable to pay the membership fee,
which’s specified by the members of AIA.
of AIA, by cooperation & consulting with each other
should make efforts on expansion of their
industries, sound competition in the market, keeping
safe environment, modernize the industry,
installation of new technology in factories,
provision of safety working environment for labors &
employees, increasing the budget of AIA & helping
the eligible applicants through AIA (Afghanistan
of above all mentioned
cases (absenteeism in meetings, failure to pay the
membership fee, un sound competition among the
members & all other predicted prevent cases in
statute of AIA will lead to finishing the membership
mentionable that in 8th general assembly
of AIA following respected personalities elected
Haji Sakhi Ahmad “Paiman” from Paiman ice
cream factory titled as the president of AIA.
Haji Abdul Jabar “Safi” from Shohrat plastic
factory titled as the vice president of AIA.
Haji Abdul Samad “Saeedy” from Sharq Sewatch
Company titled as the vice president of AIA.
other members of AIA selected by free & secret vote
as the board of directors member.
establishment of AIA (Afghanistan Industrial
Association) till now has great achievements, may
other some tasks not completed while also by
contacting with concern governmental departments,
media & sending memos to mentioned departments AIA
solved most of issues, while Directors board of AIA
determined to fulfill & implement the all legal
requirements of artisan (industrials).
achieving of above mentions, unity & honesty among
the members is too much important and should have
the variability among each other.
Directors board of AIA, at every moment & period
denied the efforts for achieving the mentioned goals