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Danish Minister for Trade and Development Cooperation in Kabul

18.03.2015  12:09

Danish Minister for Trade and Development Cooperation, Mogens Jensen visited Afghanistan 16 March. He met with President Ghani, Chief Executive Abdullah, First Lady Rula Ghani, members of the National Unity Government and representatives from business and trade networks.

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After the meetings in Kabul the Minister said:
“It’s clear after meeting with President Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah that the new government is ambitious and focused on tackling Afghanistan’s challenges concerning security, human rights, economic development and corruption.”

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A Development Cooperation Agreement was signed between the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and Denmark by the Danish Minister and the acting Minister of Finance of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Shafiq Ahmad Qarizada.

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Denmark will annually disburse 90 million USD to Afghanistan in the period 2015-2017.

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