KABUL: Deputy Prime Minister of Economic Affairs of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, met with Russia’s Special Representative for Afghanistan, Zamir Kabulov, and his accompanying delegation at the Presidential Palace on Thursday.
In the meeting, Abdul Ghani Baradar said that Afghanistan wants to strengthen and expand economic and political relations with all countries, including Russia.
Referring to the overall security situation in Afghanistan, Baradar said: “the ground has been paved for investment in all sectors and the Russian government and private sector should take part in it.”
Meanwhile, Russia’s special envoy to Afghanistan assured of Russia’s economic, political, and security cooperation with the Islamic Emirate, says that the arrival of a comprehensive delegation to Afghanistan shows that Russia the parties are committed to taking practical steps after setting priorities.
Zamir Kabulov said, after comprehensive and technical discussions with Afghan officials, Russia is ready to sign a number of agreements with the current Afghan government in various fields.
The meeting was attended by the Acting Ministers of Mines and Petroleum and Industry and commerce of Afghanistan, as well as representatives of the private sector.