Afghanistan A Bridge between Asia and Europe
Kabul – Hamid Karzai, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan once again in the session of Europe-Asia Economic Association said that Afghanistan can become a commercial transit road between Asia and Europe.
BNA commentator commenting on the issue writes, since the establishment of interim government in Afghanistan, until now the expansion and development of economic and commercial ties between the countries of this vast region have been at the focus of Afghan policies.
According to the experts, Afghanistan can be used as bridge between these two big continents that enjoy of having huge economic and commercial potentials.
Considering the geographical situation of the country, Hamid Karzai President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan repeatedly has said that a stable and peaceful Afghanistan is not only to the benefit of its own people but is to the benefit of the countries and people of the region.
If security and stability ensured in Afghanistan, at the first step economic infrastructures are strengthen and economic and commercial ties among the countries of the region further improve that certainly positively affect the entire world. For this reason, Afghan president during his visits to the neighboring countries persistently emphasizes on expansion of political, economic, and cultural ties among the countries of the region.
Considering the new situation and the need of time, President Karzai addressing the session of Europe – Asia Association in Beijing stressed that due to the geographical situation of our country it can serve as bridge between the rich markets of the countries of this huge continent.
Afghanistan enjoys such a good geographical location that can be constructive in expansion of commercial and transition roads between economic centers in Europe and Asia.
Considering the important geographical location of Afghanistan and its role in improving commercial ties among all Asian countries and intimately across the world, it requires the countries of the region, Asia and Europe to spare no any efforts for ensuring peace and stability in Afghanistan.
If the countries of the region, Asia and Europe, make practical efforts for restoring peace and stability to Afghanistan without doubt that leads to the boosting of economy and trade growth in the region, Asia and Europe continents as a whole. (BNA)