On Tuesday, the 5th of 2019, Honorable Ajmal Ahmadi, Acting Minister of Industry and Trade, together with Honorable Khanjan Alkozi and Honorable Younes Momand, representatives of the private sector of Afghanistan, had a conversation with the ambassadors of Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan.
In this meeting, there was a discussion on the supply of food items such as flour, oil, and wheat to Afghanistan, and Mr. Shadmanov, the ambassador of Uzbekistan in Kabul, assured that the spread of the coronavirus will not have negative effects on the trade relations between Afghanistan and Uzbekistan. The esteemed ambassador of Uzbekistan also assured that the borders of his country are currently open only for the purpose of commercial transactions for Afghanistan.
Honorable Ajmal Ahmadi, together with representatives of the private sector, spoke with Honorable Yasin Goldinov, Ambassador of Kazakhstan in Kabul, during a telephone conference on the opening of transit and trade routes between the two countries.
The respected ambassador of Kazakhstan promised serious business cooperation to supply raw materials to Afghanistan, which is why the Ministry of Industry and Trade submits a list of raw materials needed for Kazakhstan.
Meanwhile, the Acting Minister of Industry and Trade will talk to Zahid Nasrullah Khan, Ambassador of Pakistan in Kabul, on Wednesday, 6th of Hamal 2019, about solving the transit challenges of Kabul-Islamabad. The Ministry of Industry and Trade assures that the country’s borders are open for commercial transactions with neighboring countries and the region, and goods such as flour, wheat, and oil will be available to people as before, and the spread of the Coronavirus will not have negative effects on Afghanistan’s trade relations with the markets.