Abdul Zuhoor Qayomi-KABUL: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) said that the Sixth Regional Economic Cooperation Conferences for Afghanistan (RECCA VI) would be different from the previous ones.
Spokesman of the MoFA, Ahmad Shekib Mustaghni, in interview with Afghanistan Times said that the difference of the RECCA VI conference with the previous ones is that a regional consensus will be reached on great economic projects in different areas including trade, transit, development of natural resources, regional connectivity and private sector development.
He added, this time regional countries will also reach an agreement on timely implementation of the economic projects.
He hoped that the RECCA VI conference will yield fruitful results for Afghanistan and the entire region.
Mustaghni said that the Afghan government has taken all preparations to host the summit. “MoFA has held several meetings with representatives of concerned ministries to take their suggestions regarding the conference,” he added.
He said that high-ranking officials from 70 countries and representatives of some regional and international organizations have been invited to attend the two-day conference.
The RECCA VI conference which is going to be held on 3rd and 4th of September will explore ways to enhance regional economic cooperation.
It is worth of mentioning that the first RECCA conference was held in Kabul city in 2005, the second in 2006 in New Delhi, the third in 2009 in Islamabad, the fourth in Istanbul in 2010 and the fifth was held in Dushanbe, the capital city of Tajikistan.