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PublishDate: Sunday, January 16, 2022 13:56

TAPI Project to Be Started in March

Amir Khan Muttaqi has discussed economic and security cooperation with Turkmen Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Rashid Meredov at the head of a high-level delegation.

Afghan Voice Agency (AVA)_The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Taliban acting government has said that its high-level delegation had met with Turkmenistan’s deputy prime minister and foreign minister.

The acting minister Amir Khan has discussed economic and security cooperation with Turkmen Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister at the head of a high-level delegation, tweeted Abdul Qahar Balkhi, the Taliban’s foreign ministry spokesman.

According to Balkhi, the meeting focused on bilateral diplomatic and economic relations, security cooperation, the start of /TAP projects, the growth of trade, and the activities of the private sector.

During the gathering, it was emphasized that a meeting on the TAPI project will be held in Kabul in the 22nd month of this year and that the work on the TAPI project and the extension of the railway will be inaugurated in March of this year.

The session also agreed to increase exports of marble, fresh and dried fruits, as well as to complete railway projects in and Turghandi, and to invest in wind power.

During the meeting, important issues such as political and security cooperation were also discussed between the two sides.

On the other hand, agreed to provide scholarships for Afghan students in the oil and gas, railway, and other technical sectors.

According to Balkhi, the meeting also agreed to use Afghanistan as a transit route between Central and South Asia and to transfer liquefied natural gas, minerals, food, and other commercial property through this route.

Meanwhile, a delegation of the Taliban led by Amir Khan Muttaqi arrived in Ashgabat two days ago to meet with Turkmen officials.

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