There were a large number of manufacturing companies and factories that existed in the past at the time of King Zahir Shah and even after the monarchy and employed a lot of workers. Some examples of what they produced are included below:

(1) Pharmaceutical and medical products
(2) Marble products and carpentry
(3) Home construction materials
(4) Road construction materials
(5) Household and office furniture
(6) Coca Cola
(7) Leather products
(8) Afsoter Auto service
(9) Traditional handicrafts
(10) Bicycles

I mention a few of them—with some assistance those industries could be revived and create work for those who are unemployed today in Afghanistan.

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