English | دری

Afghan president to sign cooperation accords during Turkey visit

in Afghan Business

Afghan president to sign cooperation accords during Turkey visit

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has arrived in Istanbul, Turkey where he is expected to hold meetings with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the country’s Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu to discuss bilateral relations between the two countries.

The two parties are expected to sign several memorandums of understandings, including MoU on political consultation between the Foreign Ministries and on security cooperation between the Interior Ministries of the two countries, as well as MoU on the construction of Mawlana Jalaluddin Mohammad Balkhi University by Turkey in Kabul.

President Ghani will deliver a speech to members of Turkey’s economic commission which is comprised of Turkish entrepreneurs and businessmen.

The purpose of President Ghani’s two-day visit to Turkey is to expand bilateral economic and trade ties between Kabul and Istanbul and to encourage Turkish investors to invest in Afghanistan.

Turkey and Afghanistan traditionally maintain close relationship. The trade volume between Turkey and Afghanistan has grown from $8.5 million in 2000 to approximately $300 million in 2013.

President Ghani’s visit to Istanbul follows right after concluding his visit to Azerbaijan where he signed several cooperation accords.

Tags assigned to this article:
Afghanistan-TurkeyAfghanistan-Turkey relations

Related Articles

Afghanistan states its conditions for the trilateral transit pact

The Afghan Ministry of Commerce and Industries said Saturday that Afghanistan will have specific conditions for the trilateral transit pact

USD 6.5mn worth of development projects being implemented in Helmand

Eighty-five uplift projects would be implemented over next nine months at a total cost of USD 6.5mn in Musa Qala,

Reconstruction of Proje Awal Taimani road in the 4th district of Kabul begins

The 8.3km road in district four of Kabul city is going to be reconstructed, said Kabul Municipality officials. Kabul city’s

No comments

Write a comment
No Comments Yet! You can be first to comment this post!

Write a Comment

Your e-mail address will not be published.
Required fields are marked*