Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) October 21, 2012
METIS Solutions announced today it has been selected as the Prime Contractor for the Department of Commerce sponsored Afghanistan Business Development Program. This 13-month contract aims to develop Afghan commercial capacity in the wake of the Coalition draw down by helping Afghan businesses identify and grow their business capabilities through strategic planning and international study tours. The program will focus on Agribusiness, Construction, Construction Materials, and Marble/Mining industry sectors. METIS will offer strategic business planning and training seminars, capacity-building study tours, as well as individual counseling sessions for program participants. METIS will seek to connect these businesses to key potential partners and investors in the U.S., Middle East, South Asia, and other international business sectors.
“We are very excited to begin this important work,” said Michael Waltz, Vice President at METIS and Program Manager. “Together with our Afghan partners and the Department of Commerce, METIS will make this program an instrumental next step in developing Afghan businesses for sustainable growth.”
According to Mary Beth Long, METIS Founder & CEO, “This contract supporting the Department of Commerce demonstrates the strength of METIS’s niche resources and capabilities to make a meaningful impact on the future of Afghanistan’s commercial sector. It's an arena where our innovative support strategy and operational experience can decisively impact the Afghan businesses who will participate in this great program."
Interested parties should contact METIS via email at info(at)metisolutions(dot)com. Please be sure to include “Afghan Business Development” in your subject line.
METIS Solutions, LLC, is a Woman-Owned Small Business providing strategic solutions to global problems in the defense and security fields for government and private sector clients.