• publish: 10 January 2021
  • time: 9:33 am
  • category: Politics
  • No: 16560

Afghan president discusses bilateral relations with Turkmen delegation

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani met with Turkmen High Ranking officials on Saturday.

Both countries have discussed issues like bilateral relations and regional connectivity projects and railway links.

The Turkmen delegation was led by the Deputy Chairman of Cabinet Ministers and Foreign Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Presidential Palace stated that Ghani and Meredov talked about the expansion of bilateral relations, regional connectivity projects like TAPI, TAP, fiber optics, the Afghan peace process, scholarships, and railway developments.

Afghan-Turkmenistan relations are brotherly and friendly and relationships continue to deepen in economical and trade sectors.

The two countries also stressed on developing a strong relation in transit and political areas and regional projects are the key priorities, the Afghan government is keen and ready to import electricity from Turkmenistan.

Ghani said during the meeting, “We are willing to further expand our bilateral ties and be able to accomplish large projects including TAPI, TAP, fiber optics and railways during the current year,”.

Earlier, Turkmen Ulema and Ulemas from around the world jointly condemned the ongoing battle in Afghanistan.

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