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Afghanistan and China signed three cooperation agreements

Afghanistan and China signed three cooperation agreementsMohammad Ashraf Ghani, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, welcomed this morning Li Yuanchao, the Vice President of the People’s Republic of China, who was in Kabul on an official trip.

The President then held a meeting with the Vice President of the People’s Republic of China and discussed ways to further expand relations between the two countries in different areas.

In the meeting the two sides exchanged views on ways to turn Afghanistan into one of the main trade hubs and economic and cultural centers in the Asian continent.

The two sides also talked about the gas pipeline, railway network and road construction projects that would further broaden relations between the two countries.

The Chinese side hoped that with completion of the mentioned projects, economic relations between the two countries and other countries of the region will get further expanded.

The President and Vice President of the People’s Republic of China also talked about the shared threats that terrorism poses hampering stability, prosperity and regional cooperation, and underscored joint action to eliminate this heinous phenomenon.

The Vice President of China vowed that the People’s Republic of China will provide 50 educational scholarship for Afghan students in addition to its previous commitments.

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