Afghanistan and Turkmenistan Agree to Sign Agreement on Marble Export
HERAT – Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Haneef Atmar and Foreign Minister of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov, discussed investment in Afghanistan’s marble exports to Turkmenistan.
The Afghan delegation provided comprehensive information to their Turkmen counterparts on the $200 Billion worth of various resources and rare stones in Afghanistan, and called the export of the stones significant in strengthening and expansion of trade between Kabul and Ashgabat, considering the regional countries, particularly Turkmenistan’s demand for marble.
Highlighting the construction projects for building new cities in Turkmenistan, the Turkmen delegation discussed their requirement for marble and expressed Turkmenistan’s full readiness to procure marble from Afghanistan.
The two sides emphasized the importance of marble supply and demand in the two countries’ trade expansion and agreed to sign an agreement on Afghanistan’s marble export to Turkmenistan.