AFGHAN BUSINESS ASSOCIATION IN TURKEY (AIAD)
The Afghan Business Association in Turkey “AIAD” as an affiliate of Afghan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) registered in Istanbul, being a relatively new business association in Istanbul, is serving the Afghan business community and providing advocacy services and represent Afghan businesses in all events pertaining to trade between the two countries. With its existing resources, talents and skills along with its networking, AIAD has emerged as a one of the most successful and proactive organizations in Turkey. AIAD proactive board members in partnership with ACCI successfully organized the Fist Afghan-Turkish Business Matchmaking Conference to be held 21-22 October. 2015. The Conference, as the first of its kind in Turkey with an effective and useful platform for B2B and an ideal networking opportunity for both Afghan and Turkish entrepreneurs and investors to expand their business and to have access to regional connectivity. AIAD is working on organizing exhibitions and trade fairs both in Afghanistan and Turkey in order to pave the way for the Afghan and Turkish investors to interact with each other and enhance their knowledge about the investment opportunities exists in both countries. In response to growing investment in Turkey by Afghan companies and individuals, AIAD is ready to assist and support investors and entrepreneurs in getting better deals, decent financing and comprehensive guide in completing regulatory procedures and formalities, including tax, entitlement and property dead(Tapu). AIAD, as the first and unique business entity, is proud in negotiating to obtain scholarships from the University of Kastamonu in Turkey for almost one hundred Afghan students to pursue their higher education in Turkey after passing competitive exams and providing them with decent dormitories and necessary services.