Special Representative of Uzbekistan for Afghanistan Ismatulla Irgashev has visited Hairatan and Mazar-e Sharif.
Meetings were organized with the Governor of Balkh Province Mohammad Ishaq Rahguzar, Mayor of Hairatan Abdul Rauf Amiri, leadership of the Customs Administration of Balkh Province and Border Service of Hairatan checkpoint.
The sides discussed the implementation of agreements reached in November during the first meeting of the Joint Working Commission between Balkh Province and Surkhandarya region.
A meeting was held with the Balkh’s Head of the Afghan Chamber of Commerce and Industries Arash Younis with participation of heads of large Afghan companies.
The sides discussed the issues of expanding trade-economic cooperation between the two countries, development of cross-border trade, as well as the identification and elimination of existing barriers.