Wed, 08 Dec 2021

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 16 (ANI): The Taliban leaders on Saturday left Kabul for Uzbekistan to discuss trade and transit relations, reported local media.

Abdul Salam Hanafi, Deputy Prime Minister in the Taliban's newly-announced interim government, is also part of the visiting delegation.

Ahead of their departure, Hanafi said that the delegation will meet with Uzbek officials in Termez city in Uzbekistan, according to TOLOnews.

He said that officials from various ministries including economy, trade, higher education, public health and the Afghanistan Civil Aviation Authority are part of the delegation.

The Taliban will hold talks with Uzbek officials about expanding economic ties, electricity, railway and bilateral relations between the two countries, reported TOLOnews.

The banking cooperation between the two countries will also be discussed during talks. (ANI)

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