Afghanistan

Iran to assist in building
up Afghan economy

Written by The Frontier Post

KABUL (Tolo News): The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) said the Iranian Envoy for Afghanistan pledged his country would jointly work and assist Afghanistan’s economic sector.
Iranian envoy Hasan Kazemi Qomi, in a meeting with the acting minister of foreign affairs, Amir Khan Muttaqi, made the remarks and further said Iran will assist various sectors of Afghanistan including with mining, agriculture, energy and railways. “The Iranian envoy for Afghanistan expressed his country’s readiness to help agriculture, mining and energy in Afghanistan,” said Hafez Zia Ahmad Takal, deputy spokesman of the MoFA.
The leadership of the Ministry of Economy who was present at the meeting expressed hopes the meeting would result in progress for the Afghan economy. “Iran is an economic and commercial partner for Afghanistan in the region. Iran envoy’s trip will have an impact on developing economic and trade relations between the two countries and such cooperation will benefit both Iran and Afghanistan,” said Abdul Latif Nazari, deputy minister of Economy.
“In the current situation, the economic and trade relations of Iran with Afghanistan will be very effective, the two countries should take important steps based on economic agreements,” said Taj Mohammad Talash, economic expert.

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