Acting Minister of Industry and Commerce Nooruddin Azizi, discussed investment opportunities and the creation of transit facilities between Afghanistan, Pakistan and Uzbekistan in a meeting with a visiting Uzbek delegation, which is being headed up by their deputy trade minister Nazem Jan Khalmuradov.
The ministry said in a statement that Azizi met with the trade delegation in Kabul. The two sides discussed issues related to strengthening investment in Afghanistan, transit issues, providing transit facilities between Afghanistan, Pakistan and Uzbekistan, increasing customs activities to 24 hours a day and concluding trade agreements.
At the same time, the Ministry of Agriculture said a number of members of this delegation, which includes the special representative of Uzbekistan for Afghanistan affairs, the deputy minister of irrigation and the ambassador of that country, met with Afghanistan’s acting minister of agriculture, irrigation and livestock.
The ministry of agriculture said in a statement that the main focus of the conversation between the officials from both countries was on strengthening relations in the fields of agriculture, irrigation and livestock.
In addition to meeting with the acting minister of transport and aviation, the delegation also visited the Salang highway, which is a key transport route for goods between Afghanistan and Uzbekistan.
The delegation arrived in Kabul on Saturday for a two-day visit.