The Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar Akhund, met with an Iranian delegation led by Hassan Kazemi Qomi, special representative and acting ambassador to Afghanistan.
According to a statement from Baradar’s office, during the meeting, the two sides discussed the political and economic relations between the two countries.
They also discussed the situation of Afghan refugees in Iran, the statement reads.
On the other hand, the Iranian delegation described the new situation in Afghanistan as unprecedented and emphasized that Afghans and countries in the region should optimally benefit from it.
Qomi, head of the Iranian delegation, said that Iran is ready to collaborate with Afghanistan in the economic sphere and that it has sufficient experience in mining and agriculture and is ready to make investments in these sectors.
The statement called the meeting as “constructive” and a way of fostering relationships and economic development.