Foreign Ministry of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan on Thursday, January 20 announced that European Union officially reopened its diplomatic office in Kabul.
Spokesman of the Ministry Abdul Qahar Balkhi on the Twitter post said that the EU’s diplomatic office has officially resumed its operations in Afghanistan.
“Following consecutive meetings and reaching an understanding with EU representatives, the European Union officially opened its embassy with a permanent presence in Kabul and practically commenced operations.” Reads the Twitter post.
In the meantime, Abdul Qahar Balkhi said that the EU announced 268 million euro additional assistance apart from the 220 million euro humanitarian aid to Afghanistan.
He added that a portion of the money will be used for teachers and their salaries which he welcomed.
The reopening of the embassy comes as the IEA is yet to be recognized by any country but a number of countries have started consular services in the country.