English | دری

Agreement on Afghanistan-China railway construction to be signed soon

in Afghan Business

Agreement on Afghanistan-China railway construction to be signed soon

China and Afghanistan would soon sign an agreement on the construction of a railway connecting the two countries.

The announcement was made by Chinese Ambassador Yao Jin in a meeting with President Ashraf Ghani at the Presidential Palace on Friday.

Jin reaffirmed his country’s support to Afghanistan and said the relationship between the two nations would be strengthened further.

“After the official visit of President Ghani to China, the political, economic and security relationship between the two countries has further improved.” Jing added.

President Ghani praised China for their contribution to Afghanistan’s reconstruction and development and for their role in peace talks with the Taliban.

Four-nation talks aimed at ending Afghanistan’s 15-year war concluded Saturday with a call for direct negotiations between the government and the Taliban by the end of February, but recent battlefield advances by the insurgents could make it hard to coax them to the table.

A one-page statement released at the end of the meeting, which was attended by representatives of Pakistan, Afghanistan, China and the United States, said a roadmap for peace had been agreed upon. However it offered no details on what incentives the government might offer the Taliban.

Tags assigned to this article:
Afghanistan-ChinaAfghanistan-China railway

Related Articles

Abdullah discusses importance of Chabahar port in his Iran visit

Afghan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah led a high-level delegation in his three-day visit to Iran to discuss a wide range

Foreign imports hurting Afghan women's business in Balkh

A number of businesswomen in Balkh have complained about the influx of imported goods hurting their business. According to the

Helmand farmers in search of foreign markets for their products

Cotton, saffron, raisin and almond are the common agricultural products in southern Helmand. Director of agriculture in Helmand, Eng. Abdullah

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Your e-mail address will not be published.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*