The Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar Akhund, met with Martin Griffiths, the Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations
The Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar Akhund, met with Martin Griffiths, the Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations. During the meeting, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar Akhund said that with the re-establishment of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, in addition to the elimination of drug cultivation and corruption, progress has been made in several development areas. He went on to say that security is very important for the development and self-sufficiency of a country, and fortunately, overall security has been ensured in Afghanistan. During his speech, the Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations said that they appreciate and support the efforts of the Islamic Emirate in providing security, general amnesty, ending corruption, treating drug addicts and other different areas. He added that the situation in Afghanistan has changed, and Afghans now have higher prospects for the future than they did 40 years ago. According to Martin Griffiths, the international community is willing to interact and maintain bilateral relations with the Islamic Emirate to solve the problems of Afghanistan. Currently, the best opportunity for this interaction has been provided and many problems have been solved. In the end, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar Akhund, besides thanking the United Nations for humanitarian aid in Afghanistan, said that in order to develop its country the Islamic Emirate has eliminated all the problems that the international community had concerns about. It is time for the international community to play a constructive role for a self-sufficient and prosperous Afghanistan.