KABUL: Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs Mawlavi Amir Khan Muttaqi met with Marcus Potzel, deputy and acting head of UNAMA the other day his office said in a statement.
Potzel elaborated on his mission to FM Muttaqi, calling for IEA’s cooperation and coordination to carry out his mission better, added that UN appreciates the presence of foreign diplomatic missions in Afghanistan and supports return of more embassies to Kabul.
FM Muttaqi wished Potzel well for his tenure, adding that he expects UNAMA to play a positive and constructive role in Afghanistan’s relations and interaction with the world, according to the statement.
Minister Muttaqi stressed that IEA not judged on baseless claims of antagonist circles, adding that with the coming to power of the new govt. the situation has improved, security is ensured and any domestic or external institution can carry out its mission efficiently and transparently.
According to another report, acting Minister of Foreign Affairs Mawlavi Amir Khan Muttaqi met Malaysian FM’s Special Adviser for Afghanistan Dato Ahmad Azam Ab Rahman, Undersecretary for South & Central Asia bureau Mohammad Azhar Mazlan, and accompanying delegation. The meeting focused on trade, economic relations, the banking sector, education process, & bilateral relations.
Minister Muttaqi called on the delegation to invest in Afghanistan by utilizing the existing opportunity. He also called for the cooperation in Islamic banking area along with educational scholarships and capacity building, according to the ministry statement.
The Malaysian delegation said they would continue to engage with the Afghan government and that they exert almost efforts to address the calls, adding that they sought progress and to maintain sustainable cooperation with the Afghans. The Kabul Times