President Karzai Leaves For China To Attend Shanghai Summit

Written by  Manager
Rate this item
(0 votes)

Tuesday, June 05, 2012
Kabul (BNA) President Hamid Karzai, leading a high-level delegation, left today for China to attend the 12th summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Beijing.
On the sideline of the 12th SCO summit, President Karzai is also scheduled to hold separate meetings with Presidents of China, Russia, Pakistan and Iran to discuss a range of issues including enhanced relations, regional peace and stability.
The President is expected to address Professors and Students at China Foreign Affairs University (CFAU) before the summit.
President Karzai and his Chinese counterpart would sign a “Joint Declaration between The People’s Republic of China And The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan on Establishing Strategic and Cooperative Partnership".
Moreover, respective Agriculture Ministers of Afghanistan and China are due to ink an Agricultural Cooperation Agreement.
The President is accompanied on this trip by Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Zalmai Rasoul, National Security Advisor Dr. Spanta, Minister of Mining Wahidullah Shahrani, Minister of Agriculture Mohammad Asif Rahimi, Chief of Staff to the President Abdul Karim Khuram and Presidential Spokesperson, Aimal Faizi.

back to top