KABUL – Taliban-led administration in war-torn Afghanistan has inked an settlement permitting an Emirati firm to handle three airports.
Based on the state information company of the Afghan authorities, the officers from the 2 sides signed a recent 18-month contract to share duty for working three airports in Kabul, Kandahar, and Herat.
Deputy prime minister Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar attended a ceremony alongside Afghan and United Arab Emirates officers.
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Taliban co-founder stated Kabul needed good relations with all nations, saying Afghanistan has been affected by wars and now we’re rebuilding it.
Mullah Baradar additionally appealed to international companies to spend money on Afghanistan because the Taliban authorities will present all amenities and safety to them. He talked about that every one airways will return to Afghanistan in peace and the extent of commerce will improve with the settlement.
Hameedullah Akhundzada, minister of transport and civil aviation stated Afghan administration, additionally attended the ceremony. The agency is Abu Dhabi-based agency GAAC Options – which operated in Afghanistan beforehand.
Addressing a press convention, the Taliban administration stated the brand new contract was inked for managing floor dealing with companies. The identical agency has offered these companies at Kabul airport since November 2020.
Taliban official talked about that the transfer will give confidence to worldwide flag carriers to renew flight operations to the landlocked nation, nonetheless, he didn’t specify the time when such flights had been anticipated to begin.
The settlement comes after the months-long scramble for affect in Afghanistan between the UAE, Turkey, and Qatar.
Kabul worldwide airport was wrecked final 12 months when the Taliban took seized the capital after Washington ended its decades-long navy presence.