Jan 30, 2019, 8:53 PM
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Afghanistan eyes setting up tech ties with Iran: Minister

Tehran, Jan 30, IRNA – There are ample opportunities for Iran and Afghanistan to expand their cooperation in the area of technology, said the Afghan communication and information technology minister on Wednesday.

'We are pleased with our relations with Iran,' said Shahzad Gul Aryobi who is in Iran to explore ways of boosting technological relations between Kabul and Tehran.

Referring to the decision by Afghanistan to launch its electronic government program, Aryobi said that Kabul welcomes using the capabilities Iran has in this regard.

'My trip to Iran is mainly aimed at finding new ways to promote ties,' he said.

He said in Afghanistan they need first to create the infrastructure and study possible ways how to do this, how to access the technology and to create jobs as well.

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