Kazakhstan has signed several contracts worth $200 million with Afghanistan, covering areas such as trade, energy, agriculture, and infrastructure. The contracts were signed during a visit by a high-level delegation from Kazakhstan to Kabul, led by Prime Minister Askar Mamin.
The delegation met with the Taliban leadership, including the head of the interim government, Mullah Mohammad Hassan Akhund, and the deputy prime minister, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar. The two sides discussed the prospects of bilateral cooperation and regional security.
Mamin said that Kazakhstan supports the peaceful settlement of the Afghan conflict and the establishment of an inclusive government that respects the rights and interests of all segments of Afghan society. He also said that Kazakhstan is ready to provide humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan and to facilitate its integration into the regional and international community.