Mining Afghanistan's mineral wealth

Investors show interest in tapping nature's bounty despite security fears.

    Afghanistan's mineral riches are attracting global attention.

    The government has asked for tenders to develop iron ore mines, just part of mineral wealth that could be worth trillions of dollars.

    But security concerns and a history of corruption pose huge challenges to potential investors.

    Sue Turton reports from Kabul.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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