By: The Kabul Times
KABUL: Mohammad Sarwar Danesh, the country’s Second Vice-President met with the Iranian Ambassador to Kabul and discussed some issues, a statement from his office said Tuesday.
Both sides discussed a number of mutual interests, with the Iranian ambassador sharing information with the second vice-president about his trip to the country’s central Bamyan province, where the construction of a hospital is said to be funded by the Islamic Republic of Iran, said the statement.
The Iranian ambassador to Kabul also expressed his country’s support to the Afghan peace talks and the republic system and the Afghans’ achievements of the last 19 years, according to the source. The country’s second vice-president, meantime thanked the ambassador for his country’s support to the Afghan-led peace process and said security and stability in Afghanistan was the security of the regional countries, the statement quoted. Pointing to the development of the ongoing peace talks and support of some countries, such as Germany, Norway, Uzbekistan, Indonesia and Pakistan to the process, the vice-president said the Islamic Republic of Iran could also provide necessary cooperation in this respect. The Iranian ambassador also spoke about his country’s cooperation with education and higher education and said that Iran was ready to cooperate with the Kabul University.
Cooperation between the two countries on education and higher education as well as developing bilateral cultural cooperation, the country’s second vice-president said was very important.