KABUL(BNA) 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 this afternoon.
In the meeting, Deputy Minister for Economic Affairs Mullah 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, Mullah 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, Zamir Kabulov, assured of Russia’s economic, political and security cooperation with the Islamic Emirate, saying 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 that 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 attended by the Acting Ministers of Mines and Petroleum and Industry and commerce of Afghanistan, as well as representatives of the private sector.
Bakhtar News Agency