President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon received Acting Foreign Minister of Afghanistan Muhammad Hanif Atmar on the afternoon of September 17.

The parties discussed the development and strengthening of cooperation in the trade, economic, cultural and humanitarian spheres, on the joint implementation of structural projects of regional importance, as well as addressing topical issues related to security, the press service of the head of state reports.

Emomali Rahmon stressed that cooperation with Afghanistan in Tajikistan's foreign policy is one of the priority areas, and the Tajik side constantly pays serious attention to the development of relations with this neighboring country..

In particular, the parties' interest in bringing cooperation in the field of science, education, culture, art and information to a new level was emphasized.

Rahmon and Atmar noted the importance of further implementation of issues related to the implementation of regional structural and energy projects that are important for the region, which is a factor in attracting Afghanistan to the process of regional cooperation.