• publish: 13 December 2015
  • time: 12:42 pm
  • category: Politics
  • No: 2632

CEO Abdullah heads China for a state visit

Abdullah Abdullah, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the government leading a high-level governmental delegation will leave Kabul on a state visit for Beijing today.

He will hold talks with Chinese officials on key subjects to include the peace and reconciliation process of government with Taliban and strengthening relations between the two countries.

China is one of the stakeholders of the peace and reconciliation process between Afghan government and Taliban.

It played the role of an observer besides the United States in the first round of peace talks in July, in Murree resort city of Pakistan.

China’s Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Deng Xijun has said that his country would work jointly with Afghanistan to eliminate terrorism and bring lasting peace and economic growth to the region.

CEO Abdullah Abdullah’s visit to China comes after the visit of President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani to Paris where he talked to Pakistani Prime Minister Mohammad Nawaz Sharif on reviving stalled peace talks with Taliban.

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