KABUL: Taliban’s Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar has met with Ali Akbar Pasnani, Special envoy of the Agha Khan Development Foundation.
In the meeting, the deputy Prime Minister praised the efforts of the foundation in Afghanistan and said: “Agha Khan Foundation should expand its activities and services in addition to cities in rural areas.”
Pasnani further said: “For 20 years now, we have been working with the people of Afghanistan in the fields of education, health and other sectors, and after this we will try to continue our activities and services.”
Meanwhile, UN Secretary-General pleaded for expand regional co-operation to Afghanistan.
Antonio Guterres, “Without decisive action, severe economic, rising unemployment and the escalation of the humanitarian crisis will fuel despair and promote extremism in Afghanistan,” he said at a UN Security Council meeting yesterday, stressing support for Afghanistan.
He emphasized the importance of regional and international co-operation, as well as cross-border co-operation, the rule of law and justice, and said that the fight against terrorism and support for Afghanistan was at the top of the list. Collective Security – Organizations need to pay attention to that
He called for close cooperation between the United Nations and regional organizations, including the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), to counteract these threats.
This statement is made while the Islamic Emirate considers regional cooperation as the key to solving the problems that are currently overshadowing the relations between the countries of the region.