Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the deputy PM for economic affairs, in his meeting with Energy and Agricultural Jihad ministers of Iran, emphasized the development of political, economic, and commercial relations with Tehran.
The office of the Deputy PM for economic affairs wrote on X that Abdul Ghani Baradar in a meeting with Iran's Energy minister mentioned the visit of the Iranian delegation from the Helmand river and said that the water of the river has declined several times in recent years.
Baradar said in this meeting that the Iranian delegation has also accepted the reduction of water in the Helmand river.
"They were given explanations about the drought in Afghanistan and the region, and they agreed that drought affected the whole region, including the Helmand river, and we are facing severe dehydration,” Zabihullah Mujahid said.
Iran's technical cooperation in producing electricity in Afghanistan, investments and fighting with drought were also parts of the discussion.
Some economic analysts have called Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar's meetings with Iranian officials important in addressing some of the challenges between Kabul and Tehran.
"Hopes will be eased in Afghanistan's economic and trade relations,” Shaker Yaqubi, Economic analyst told TOLOnews.
"Conferences, discourse and the exchange of ideas can benefit the countries involved, including how Afghanistan can be a bridge between Iran and Central Asian countries,” said Abdul Zohor Mudaber, an analyst.
Earlier, Abdul Ghani Baradar in a meeting with the head of Iran's Supreme National Security Council, In addition to political and economic relations, discussed better coordination at the border between the two countries, water management, transit and increased Afghan exports and imports through Iran.