President of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai and his Tajik counterpart Imam Ali Rahmanov on Wednesday witnessed the signing of four bilateral agreements on cooperation.
In a joint statement, the two sides said that the pacts aimed to encourage cooperation in the areas of investment, customs, arts, culture and media.
President Karzai in a statement told, "At the signing ceremony the agreements were reflective of growing relations between the two countries." He said that economic, security, cultural, political and trade links were discussed with the Tajik president.
A statement from Afghan President office said, "Afghanistan and Tajikistan had been enjoying good relations that had considerably improved over the past 12 years.
Detail of the agreement would be issued later." Foreign Ministers, Ministers of Information and Culture, and head of the Radio-Television Authorities of both countries signed the agreements of their respective fields.
Imam Ali Romanov viewed the agreements as an important step toward strengthening relations between the neighbors. He added that Tajikistan was fully cooperating with Afghanistan in restoration of peace because a peaceful Afghanistan was in the interest of the region. President of Tajikistan is in Afghanistan to participate in of Nawroz celebration and identify areas of cooperation and friendship between the two countries.