Capital Region Independent Development Authority (CRIDA) leadership members held an online meeting with the Economic and Commercial Counselor of Chinese embassy in Kabul.
Abdullah Aziz, CRIDA’s Financial Deputy, while thanking Beijing for its unwavering support to Afghanistan shed light on the possibilities of future cooperation between CRIDA and the embassy of People's Republic of China in Kabul. To follow up the two previews meetings between the sides, he urged the embassy to consider funding a number of development projects in the capital zone including construction of roads and building of a civic center in the capital city.
Stressing the importance of bilateral cooperation, Wang Hongquan, Economic and Commercial Counselor of Chinese embassy, urged CRIDA’s leadership to submit their proposals for the project funding through official channels in the ministries of finance and foreign affairs for further consideration by the embassy. He also pledged to provide CRIDA staff members with training opportunities in China as soon the situation got better and the travel restrictions due to COVID-19 were eased.
Both sides agreed to closely cooperate for the follow up of the issues discussed in the meeting.