KABUL (Pajhwok): Hours after Taliban Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi’s arrival in Tehran, Iran on Sunday underlined the need for robust economic and trade relations with Afghanistan.
The Foreign Ministry in Tehran said Iran had always emphasised strong economic and trade relations with Afghanistan in the interests of the peoples of the neighbouring country.
In a statement issued, the ministry said the visiting delegation would discuss economic cooperation between the two countries.
The two sides are set to sign agreements on cooperation in areas of banking, cross-border markets, mining, trade and sports, according to Mehr News Agency.
The 26-member delegation led by Muttaqi includes Minister of Economy Din Mohammad Hanif, Minister of Industry and Commerce Nooruddin Azizi, the deputy head of the Chamber of Industry and Mines, Sakhi Ahmad Paiman, and others.