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Ghani to Sign 8 Economic Contracts in His Visit to Turkmenistan

(Last Updated On: July 04, 2017 9:18 am)

President Ashraf Ghani in his three-day official visit to Turkmenistan will sign eight economic contracts with Ashgabat, Presidential Palace said.

Ministry of Economic officials are said to believe that the contracts between Afghanistan and Turkmenistan will save the country from the siege of the economy.

“The Afghan government view was to save the country from the siege of economy and it is a positive step in order to meet the demands,” said Suhrab Bahman, spokesman of the Ministry of Economic.

According to analysts the cooperation of Middle Asian countries with Afghanistan will reduce the country’s affiliation to some countries and help the economic growth.

President Ghani heading a high level delegation including Finance Minister Eklil Hakimi, Minister of Economy Abdul Satar Murad, head of the administrative affairs Abdul Salam Rahimi, senior presidential adviser Dr. Humayoun Qayumi, senior presidential envoy for the Central Asia Mohammad Shakir Kargar, and senior presidential adviser for public relations and strategic relations Shah Zaman Maiwandi left Kabul for the neighboring Turkmenistan on Moday to boost cooperation between the two countries.

Previously, Afghanistan and Turkmenistan have signed several contracts which are under implementation.

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