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Afghanistan agrees to purchase 600,000 tons of wheat from Kazakhstan

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Afghanistan agrees to purchase 600,000 tons of wheat from Kazakhstan

One of the many contracts signed with Kazakh government during President Ashraf Ghani’s visit to Astana was the purchase of 600,000 tons of wheat from Kazakhstan.

“Our goal is to make Afghanistan a self-reliant country in the agriculture sector, particularly in the production wheat, in the next five years; however, for now we need to meet the local demand for wheat by purchasing it at a reasonable price,” said President Ghani.

President Ghani led a high-level government delegation for his trip to Astana to discuss economic and political cooperation between the two nations.

The two parties signed two agreements and four memorandum of understandings concerning various sectors.

Kazakhstan has provided USD 20mn in aid to Afghanistan till date and has spent USD 50mn towards education of young Afghans who are currently completing their higher education in Kazakhstan.


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