English | دری

Japan promises to continue assistance to Afghanistan

in Afghan Business

Japan promises to continue assistance to Afghanistan

japan-afgJapan’s Parliamentary vice Minister for Foreign Affairs, Takao Makino, during his visit to Afghanistan paid a courtesy call on President Hamid Karzai and assured that his country would continue to support Afghanistan.

He regarded 2014 as a crucial year for the stability and development of Afghanistan and called on the Afghan government and its citizens to exert every effort to hold the presidential election as scheduled in a fair and transparent manner.

“Japan will continue to cooperate with Afghanistan towards its sustainable economic development. In this connection, Japan requests to ensure the security of Japanese aid workers is necessary,” said Makino.

He added that the signing of Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) between Afghanistan and the United States was important for the stability of Afghanistan after 2015.
“It is necessary for Afghanistan to conclude BSA as soon as possible, in view of the recommendation made by Consultative Loya Jirga which requested the early signing of BSA.”

Meanwhile, President Karzai expressed deep appreciation for the assistance from Japan and promised to continue making efforts to ensure a transparent election and security of Japanese aid workers.

With respect to the signing of the BSA, President Karzai said that he would act in a manner which contributes to peace and stability of Afghanistan.



Related Articles

New Agricultural High School inaugurated in Kunduz

Funded by the German government, a new school for agricultural studies in Kunduz was inaugurated Thursday as an initiative to

Sanctions on Iran will not affect trade ties between Iran and Afghanistan-ACCI

The Afghan Chamber of Commerce and Industries assured that the economic sanctions imposed on Iran would not have any adverse

$7bn injected into Afghanistan’s economy through aid for migrants

At least USD 7bn has come into Afghanistan through international aid for migrants and from contributions made by almost 6

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Your e-mail address will not be published.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*

Time limit is exhausted. Please reload the CAPTCHA.