Jan 30, 2016, 6:45 PM
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Afghanistan to import Iranian medicines

Kabul, Jan 30, IRNA – Afghanistan's Minister of Public Health Firouzeddin Firouz said on Saturday that his country have reached agreements with Iran and India for importing high-quality pharmaceutical products.

He said that Afghanistan is also seeking to reach such an agreement with Pakistan to prevent the imports of low-quality medicine.

Firouz believed that the problem of inappropriate situation of Afghan hospitals cannot be solved within the next few years.

Voicing concern about the imports of low-quality medicine, the minister said that most of the medicines needed by Afghanistan are provided by Pakistan and India.

Iranian medicines are also illegally entering Afghanistan, he said.