KABUL, Dec 13, (Asia Free Press): The Chinese Embassy in Kabul funded the construction of a mosque and two wells, inaugurated by Afghan officials in collaboration with Chinese, and the Ministry of Justice of Afghanistan, according to media reports.
Wang Yu, the ambassador of China to Afghanistan, said that China and Afghanistan are close neighbours connected by mountains and rivers, and the people on both sides enjoy long-lasting friendly exchanges, Xinhua reported.
“Following the principle of amity, sincerity, mutual benefit and inclusiveness, China has always adhered to the diplomatic policy of building friendship and partnership with its neighbour [Afghanistan] and have been standing together to support each other,”
The ambassador further noted that, “China sincerely hopes for and promotes an early realization of peace, tranquility, prosperity and good-neighbourliness in Afghanistan. China has actively adopted concrete measures to help Afghanistan to seize opportunities and surmount difficulties”.
Chief spokesman of Taliban-led administration Zabihullah Mujahid thanked China over the donation.
“The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan is thankful to China over sending assistance and also assures of having trustable relations with the neighboring country,” he said in his speech.
Protecting investment and investors, Mujahid stated that the administration is firm to provide security for Chinese diplomats and investors and is thankful for China’s generous cooperation.
The spokesman also looked forward to the help of regional countries, the Islamic world, European nations and China in the rebuilding process of war-torn Afghanistan.
Speaking on occasion, Shaikh Abdul Hakim Sharai, acting Justice Minister, has expressed gratitude to China for its unconditional support and humanitarian assistance to his country.
“I am thankful to China and the Chinese ambassador for their great support to Afghanistan, a country that its infrastructures have been destroyed over the past four decades of war.” Justice Minister added.