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China to invest in telecommunications, information technology in Afghanistan, ambassador

The Afghan side will soon extend its fiber optic cable to the border areas inside Afghanistan so that we can connect with China via fiber optic cable, and China can also use fiber optic cables instead of long routes to connect Asian countries this route,” the statement quoted Haqqani as saying.

KABUL: The Chinese Ambassador to Afghanistan Zhao Xing, in a meeting, with Mawlavi Najibullah Haqqani, the acting Minister of Telecommunications and Information Technology, said that his country is interested in investing in telecommunications, and information technology in Afghanistan, according to a statement from the ministry Sunday. Addressing the meeting, Mawlavi Haqqani said that Kabul and China have longstanding relations based on historical traditions and relations should be strengthened in the fields of politics, trade, transit, social, and economic, according to the statement. “Due to its geographical location, Afghanistan is a country that can become the center of connecting Asian countries, if China can extend the fiber optic cable on that country’s border to Wakhan of Badakhshan. The Afghan side will soon extend its fiber optic cable to the border areas inside Afghanistan so that we can con nect with China via fiber optic cable, and China can also use fiber optic cables instead of long routes to connect Asian countries this route,” the statement quoted Haqqani as saying. Meanwhile, the Chinese ambassador said that his country has had good relations with Afghanistan throughout history and is trying to step toward strengthening bilateral relations in various fields. He stated that the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China is trying to encourage Chinese citizens and investors to invest in telecommunications and technology in Afghanistan in addition to economic growth so that they can cooperate in economic growth considering the interests of both countries. The geographical location of Afghanistan, which is an important point for the economic growth of both countries, should be used, said Zhao Xing, adding that Beijing is interested and committed to training Afghan cadres and is trying to provide more facilities for Afghans in the field. Javed

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The Kabul times, Afghanistan Trustable News Agency.