Afghanistan proposes to expand co-op, increase trade - minister of finance
Baku, Azerbaijan, July 16
By Matanat Nasibova - Trend:
Afghanistan sees the potential in establishing Azerbaijani-Afghan joint ventures and is counting on investments from Azerbaijan, said Mohammad Humayun Qayumi, finance minister and advisor to the President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani, Trend reports from the first meeting of the joint working group of the two countries, which is taking place in Baku.
“Afghanistan is trying to create good conditions for foreign investors, and we invite Azerbaijani entrepreneurs to invest in the country’s economy,” Qayumi said.
He noted that the parties can establish cooperation in various fields, there are opportunities in expanding cooperation between private sectors. In addition, the potential of trade is underused, and it is necessary to expand trade between Afghanistan and Azerbaijan, he added.