Sheikh-ul-Hadith Shahabuddin Delawar, the Acting Minister of Mines and Petroleum, had a meeting with Mr. Robert Dixon chargé d’affaires and the Deputy Director of Operations from the British Embassy, which took place in his office.
The Minister of Mines and Petroleum expressed gratitude for the improved security situation in the country with the arrival of the Islamic Emirate and highlighted the establishment of a unified sovereignty, intra-Afghan reconciliation, and the announcement of a general amnesty for all Afghans, encouraging their return to the country.
The Acting Minister of Mines and Petroleum provided information on various topics, including the fight against corruption, drug control efforts, initiatives to address the issue of the 4 million addicts, the implementation of biometrics for beggars, and the provision of monthly salaries for them.
Additionally, both sides discussed economic developments, particularly the revenue generated from small and large mining contracts, and shared achievements made under the Islamic Emirate.
chargé d’affaires of the British Embassy expressed gratitude to the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum for their warm reception. They also discussed the increase in aid for refugees returning from Pakistan and earthquake victims.
The head of the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum concluded by stating that the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan seeks economic and political interactions with all countries worldwide.