Tue, Oct

Abdullah Leaves Kabul For Counter-Terrorism Conference In India


dr-abdullah-on-tripCEO of the National Unity Government (NUG), Abdullah Abdullah who is heading a high-level delegation left Kabul for India on Sunday to participate in a Counter-Terrorism Conference, the CEO's office said in a statement.

The statement said that Abdullah - on a four-day visit to attend the Counter-Terrorism Conference in Jaipur - will deliver a speech on behalf of the Afghan people and government and call for support and cooperation of all participating countries to seriously fight terrorism.
It is expected that Abdullah will meet with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Foreign Minister Sushma Soraj, India's National Security Adviser Ajit Duwall and other Indian government officials.
"In the meetings, they will discuss bilateral relations between Afghanistan and India in political and economic areas, and a memorandum of understanding will be signed to remove political visas between the two countries," according to the statement.
It is believed that a memorandum of understanding will also be signed between officials of the Afghan Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India.
At the joint meeting of the two Chambers of Commerce and Industry, the CEO will deliver a speech and will discuss with Indian officials how Afghanistan and India can jointly make use of the Chabahar Port.
Abdullah will be accompanied by Minister of Commerce and Industry Homayun Rasa, members of Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry and a number of Afghan traders.