Muttaqi meets Deputy PM, FM of Turkmen

Written by The Frontier Post

KABUL (Agencies): Acting Foreign Minister Mawlavi Amir khan Muttaqi met his counterparts Mr. Rashid Murdadov Deputy foreign minister and other Turkmen officials in an official visits to Ashgabat capital of Turkmenistan.
The meeting focused on bilateral political, diplomatic, economic relations, security cooperation and early launch of TAPI, growth in trade and private sector activities, increased exports of marble, fresh and dried fruit and especially the completion of railway projects in Aqina-Turghandi and investment on Wind Power.
In the meeting both sides agreed on establishing a transit route between Central and South Asia through Afghanistan and to transport liquefied natural gas, minerals, food and other commercial deal through this route.
Both countries’ official as well agreed that a technical team meeting’ would be held in Kabul on January 22 that will focus on electricity, TAPI project and extension of railway would be inaugurated and commenced in March 2022.
It is mentionable, in this meeting Turkmen side pledged to allow dozens of students stuck in Kabul due of COVID -19 to gradually travel to Turkmenistan in early March and it was agreed that Turkmenistan would award Afghan students with educational scholarships in oil, gas, railway and other technical field.

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