Chief Executive of Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah will be on a three-day visit to India, starting tomorrow, the Ministry of External Affairs said today.
He will inaugurate the India-Afghanistan Trade and Investment Show, it said.
During his visit, Abdullah will call on President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will also meet the official.
“Abdullah would also inaugurate the India-Afghanistan Trade and Investment Show along with Finance Minister (Arun Jaitley) and the Minister of Civil Aviation (Ashok Gajapathi Raju) on September 27, 2017,” the external affairs ministry said in a statement.
The show will feature Afghan entities from economy, agriculture, health, education, gender and energy sectors seeking trade and investment opportunities with India, along with the CEOs of major Indian and US companies.
Popular consumer goods from Afghanistan like carpets, gemstones, marble, saffron, dried fruits and nuts will also be on display.
Abudllah’s visit follows the recently concluded second meeting of the Strategic Partnership Council which was co- chaired by Swaraj and her Afghan counterpart.