As China Back Taliban, Its Firms Line Up To Exploit Rich Afghan Resources

As China Back Taliban, Its Firms Line Up To Exploit Rich Afghan Resources

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November 24, 2021

As China warmed up to the Taliban regime by stepping up aid and diplomatic support for Taliban's global recognition, Chinese firms are busy exploring contracts to exploit resource-rich Afghanistan's mineral deposits, official media in Beijing reported today.

New Delhi, 24 November 2021

As per news report of NDTV, Representatives of several Chinese companies have arrived in Afghanistan on special visas and are conducting on-site inspections of potential lithium projects, while others have made contacts about such projects, Yu Minghui, director of the committee, which has been helping Chinese companies explore business opportunities in Afghanistan, told China's state-run Global Times. China, which is coordinating its Afghanistan policy closely with Pakistan after the Taliban took over power in August, has kept its embassy open along with that of Pakistan and Russia and has stepped up campaign for its global recognition of the interim government headed by the Afghan terror group though it is yet to recognise the regime.

Source - NDTV


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