Minister of Finance Meets Ambassador of South Korea to Afghanistan

10 March 2018: H.E. Eklil Hakimi, Minister of Finance, had a welcome meeting with Rhee Zha Hyoung, the Newly Appointed Ambassador of South Korea to Afghanistan.

He welcomed the ambassador and thanked Korea’s support to the country. Meanwhile, both parties discussed economic cooperation between the two countries, sufficiency and effectiveness of the aid, capacity building of staff through long and short term learning programs, administrative reforms, and payment of Afghan police salaries through Law and Order Trust Fund for Afghanistan (LOTFA) and government preparation for Ministerial Conference in Geneva-2018.

Additionally, peace process, Korea’s cooperation in health and education sector and that Korea successfully conducted winter Olympics 2018 were parts of the meeting agenda.

Likewise, Minister of Finance thanked ex-ambassador of Korea to Afghanistan on his excellent service during his mission and wished the newly appointed ambassador best of luck on his mission ahead.