Afghanistan, Iran to re-launch joint economic commission

by Wadsam | August 9, 2016 12:27 am

Afghanistan and Iran are set to re-launch the meeting of the joint economic commission which was halted for four-years.

Co-chaired by Iran’s Minister of Interior Abdul Reza Rahmani and Afghan Finance Minister Eklil Hakimi, the two-day meeting is slated for August 9-10 in Tehran, Iran.

Specialist workgroups from various sectors including economic and trade, energy, water and environment, science, culture, arts and healthcare, transport, communications and transit will participate in the meeting to promote the cooperation agenda set by the commission.

The two ministers will push for strengthening trade and economic ties and discuss regional and international issues.

The meeting will also be attended by Chief Executive Officers and managers from 50 governmental organizations as well as heads of some domestic economic corporations.

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