By: The Kabul Times
KABUL: Chinese newly-appointed ambassador to Kabul called on Second Vice President Sarwar Danesh yesterday. In the meeting, peace process, expansion of bilateral cooperation between the two countries, presidential elections and other issues were discussed.
Second Vice President by pointing to historic relations between Afghanistan and China stressed on expansion of relations between the two countries in political, security, economic and cultural fields, adding that the Chinese government has helped Afghanistan in the respective fields during the past 19 years.
He said currently good relations between the two countries were expanding as mutual cooperation between the two countries has been followed by positive consequences in economic, trade, cultural, education and higher education fields in recent years.
Danesh considered implementation a part of development projects by Chinese companies as an example of mutual cooperation between the two countries, saying that there was also constructive cooperation between the two countries in security section for counter terrorism in border areas.
Second Vice President also considered role of the Chinese government in Afghanistan peace process as significant, adding that Afghanistan peace was crucial for regional countries and international partners of Afghanistan and reaching this goal could not be possible without honestly cooperation of all countries involved in Afghanistan issue.
In the meeting, the Chinese newly-appointed ambassador to Kabul considered both China and Afghanistan as two close friends and good neighbors and said during his mission to Afghanistan, he would make effort towards further expansion of relations between the two countries.
Pointing to cooperation of his government with Afghanistan in the field of health, higher education and education, the Chinese newly-appointed ambassador to Kabul stressed on expansion of cooperation in economic and trade between the two countries through air corridors and railways.