AKIPRESS.COM - Prime Minister iof Kazakhstan Askar Mamin held a bilateral meeting with the Prime Minister of Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah, as part of his visit to Tashkent to attend a meeting of the Council of Heads of Government of the Member States of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, the press service of the Kazakh PM reported.
“We attach particular importance to strengthening and expanding mutually beneficial cooperation with Afghanistan. This is evidenced by the high level of bilateral political dialogue maintained for many years,” said Mamin.
During the negotiations, issues of trade, economic and investment cooperation of the Republic of Kazakhstan with the Islamic State of Afghanistan, the participation of Kazakhstan's business in the development of energy, construction, agriculture, the mining and oil and gas industry, and the transport industry of Afghanistan were examined.
Abdullah Abdullah expressed gratitude to Kazakhstan for the humanitarian and other assistance provided, including through official assistance to the development of the Afghanistan and the training of Afghan specialists in Kazakhstani universities, secondary specialized and professional educational institutions.
The sides agreed to develop a dialogue on pressing issues of bilateral and regional cooperation.