IEA seeks to expand ties with Islamic countries

Foreign Minister, Mawlavi Amir Khan Muttaqi said at a meeting with the representative of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) that the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA) wants to expand ties with the Islamic countries.

According to a statement issued by the foreign ministry, Muttaqi and the OIC’s special representative to Afghanistan Tarip ali Bakheet met in Kandahar to discuss cooperation in the political, economic and social sectors.

Muttaqi was quoted in the statement as saying: “A great opportunity has been developed in Afghanistan and security has been ensured throughout the country.”

Muttaqi hopes that the OIC will support Afghanistan in different areas and play its role in expanding relations between the Islamic Emirate and the Islamic world.

For his part, Tariq Ali Bakheet said several projects will be rolled out in Afghanistan in the near future and that a special delegation will travel to Afghanistan to assess the needs in different sectors and to provide more humanitarian aid to Afghans.