KABUL – Deputy and Acting Foreign Minister Mirwais Nab met with the Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China Wang yu to discuss the results of the telephone conversation between the Foreign Minister of the two countries, recent developments in the Afghan Peace Process, and strengthening bilateral relations between Afghanistan and China.
Highlighting the recent talks between the Afghan and Chinese Foreign Minister, Deputy Minister Nab expressed gratitude to China for cooperating in the Afghan Peace process, joint fight against terrorism, implementation of economic, trade, and infrastructure projects as well as Chinese assistance with Afghanistan to the fight against Coronavirus.
Mr. Nab called further strengthening of cooperation between Afghanistan and its neighboring countries, particularly China, important to address common challenges and regional prosperity.
Underscoring the significance of expanded cooperation between the two countries for the peace and regional prosperity, the Chinese Ambassador assured Deputy Minister Nab of China’s readiness to transfer COVAX packages as well as China’s continued support and cooperation with Afghanistan in various fields, particularly ensuring peace.
Both sides discussed and exchanged views on recent progress in the Afghan Peace Process, convening the Afghanistan – China – Pakistan Foreign Ministers trilateral meeting, and recent developments in Afghanistan’s request for permanent membership of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization as well as the dynamics of expanding bilateral relations.