Kabul- The Ministerial meeting of key economic sectors of Afghanistan held today in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan, chaired by H.E Salahuddin Rabbani, Foreign Affairs Minister . The meeting aims coordination and preparation for RECCA-VI among major economic sectors of Afghanistan.
At the meeting, the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, Public Works, Energy and Water, Transport & Civil Aviation, Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL), Communication and Information Technology, the Special representative and Senior advisor for Chief Executive Office, and deputy ministers of Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Finance, Mine and Petroleum were present.
H.E. Minister of Foreign Affairs said “Sixth RECCA Conference between two important conferences focus on Afghanistan (London conference in December 2014 Heart of Asia Ministerial Conference in December 2015) will be held on 3-4 September this year, is the biggest international conference since the formation of National Unity Government.
He further added, this conference will have significant impact on foreign ministers meeting of "Heart of Asia" which will be held in Islamabad in December of this year”. RECCA-VI labeled “The Silk Road through Afghanistan” includes major implementable projects bridging regional economies.
Subsequently, Mr Wahidullah Wassi the head of Economic Cooperation Division of MoFA presented a presentation regarding the preparation and priority for RECCA-VI conference. He outlined the importance of related economic sectors in RECCA-VI conference in following three distinct areas;
Energy and natural resources
Trade, Transit and promotion of private sector
At the end of the meeting, ministers share their views on the proposed program of RECCA-VI conference to establish better coordination between ministries.