KABUL: The Foreign Minister of China Wang Yi arrived in Kabul on Thursday in an unannounced visit which also marks his first visit since the Islamic Emirate took power.
According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the political, economic, transit and investment issues are primer issues that Yi discussed with the officials of the Islamic Emirate.
The Chinese FM met with the first deputy prime minister, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, and the acting Minister of Foreign Affairs, Amir Khan Muttaqi.
“The Foreign Ministers met in Storai Palace-MoFA to discuss political, economic and transit issues, air corridor, dried fruit export, educational scholarships, visa issuance, commencing work in the mines sector, Afghanistan’s role in BRI and other matters of significance,” MoFA’s Spokesman Abdul Qahar Balkhi said.
The Chinese foreign minister in a meeting with first Deputy Prime Minister Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar expressed China’s readiness to invest in mining and economic projects and to resume work at the Mes Aynak copper mine, Mullah Baradar’s office said.