Iran-Afghanistan economic commission meeting opens in Kabul

Iran Materials 27 December 2006 17:07 (UTC +04:00)

(IRNA) - The second Iran-Afghanistan Economic Cooperation Commission meeting opened at the country's Foreign Ministry building in Afghan capital of Kabul on Wednesday.

At the two-day joint commission meeting, which is attended by experts from both sides, the draft on a memorandum of understanding will be examined.

Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki and his Afghan counterpart Rangin Dadfar Espanta will sign the draft at Thursday session, reports Trend.

Issues related to cooperation between Iran and Afghanistan in various fields including trade, industries and mines, financial and banking, transport, communication and infrastructural affairs will be on the agenda of the joint meeting.

Meanwhile, experts of the two countries will exchange views on cooperation in the domains of agriculture, culture, science, education, tourism, health, consular affairs as well as the association of exporters of technical and engineering services among others.

The third joint economic cooperation commission meeting will be held in Tehran in 2007.