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Regional Conference on Afghanistan Kicks off in Ashgabat

 Regional Conference on Afghanistan Kicks off in Ashgabat

ASHGABAT - The two-day 7th Regional Economic Cooperation Conference on Afghanistan (RECCA VII) kicked off in Ashgabat on Tuesday, a source familiar with the organization of the event said.
Business and political leaders from Afghanistan in  Ashgabat Tuesday reiterated their call to regional countries for help in attracting investment from private sector in order to rebuild the country after decades of violent conflict. It is expected that the prospects of projects implemented within the RECCA in its main areas – energy, transportation networks, trade and transit facilitation, communications, will be studied during the event.
The RECCA, initiated in 2005 in Kabul, aims to consolidate the efforts of the countries of the region in stabilizing the situation in Afghanistan and promoting regional economic integration of South and Central Asia.
Issues such as partnerships in the field of regional interchange, the benefits of water use, the fight against drugs, transport, trade facilitation and the business climate are discussed during the conference. (Trend)