Deputy Foreign Minister on Official Trip to Germany
BERLIN – Deputy Foreign Minister for Economic Cooperation Mr. Mirwais Nab travelled to Berlin-Germany to attend “Green Central Asia Conference”. He met with the Minister of State at the Federal Foreign Office of Germany Mr. Neils Annes on Tuesday, January 28th.
In this meeting, both sides discussed the two countries’ economic ties and its significance. Appreciating Germany’s efforts in hosting the said event, Mr. Nab expressed his gratitude for Germany’s support to Afghanistan in various areas including its role in the Resolute Support Mission as well as its efforts in facilitating the Intra-Afghan Dialogue.
Mr. Nab held that in addition to the aforementioned areas, Germany could also play a significant and effective role in expanding regional cooperation.
On the side-lines of the conference, Mr. Nab also held separate meetings with Foreign Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan Mr. Abdulaziz Kamilov, Foreign Minister of the Republic of Tajikistan Mr. Sirojiddin Muhriddin as well as Foreign Minister of Turkmenistan Mr. Raşit Meredow.
In his meeting with the Foreign Minister of Uzbekistan, Mr. Nab discussed widening of economic ties as well as the RECCA process. They discussed preparations for holding the next RECCA conference and Uzbekistan expressed its readiness to cooperate in holding the event.
Furthermore, in his meeting with Tajikistani Foreign Minister, the two sides discussed the significance of bilateral ties, energy, transit as well as Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process and stressed strengthening and expanding bilateral relations between the two countries.
During his meeting with the Foreign Minister of Turkmenistan, Mr. Nab discussed and exchanged views on the expansion of bilateral relations between the two countries and the former’s visit to Afghanistan as well as implementation of agreements signed between the two countries.
At the end of the Green Central Asia Conference Berlin 2020, a joint declaration was issued by Afghanistan, Central Asian states and Germany.