The political deputy PM, Abdul Kabir, met with UN special envoy Roza Otunbayeva, the Office of the PM's Chief of Staff tweeted.
The office quoted the deputy PM as saying that the Islamic Emirate wants to engage with the international community.
Abdul Kabir also urged the UN to remove sanctions on Islamic Emirate members, saying such actions prevent engagement.
He stressed that the Islamic Emirate has fulfilled the conditions for recognition and that Daesh is an international threat but it has been rooted out in Afghanistan.
“The Islamic Emirate wants active engagement with the international community and the Islamic Emirate has fulfilled all conditions and it should be recognized. We pledge that Afghanistan never interferes in the internal affairs of any country and does not allow anyone to interfere in Afghanistan’s affairs,” Kabir said as quoted by the office on Twitter.
A senior member of the Islamic Emirate, Anas Haqqani, and the acting Minister of Information and Culture, Khairullah Khairkhwa, were also present at the meeting.
According to the tweet, the UN envoy stressed the need for negotiations to resolve the problems of Afghanistan and said the UN has been making efforts in this regard.
“Roza Otunbayeva recognized Ramadan and said that the humanitarian aid of the UN for Afghanistan will continue. In addition to stressing the resolution of Afghanistan’s problems via negotiations, she said that the UN will make an attempt in this regard,” the office said.
Analysts said that official engagements will not happen unless the Islamic Emirate gives a positive response to the legitimate wishes of the international community.
“The current situation of Afghanistan is not inclusive. A formation of an inclusive government is a priority that must be implemented,” said Rahmtullah Bizhanpor, an international relations’ analyst.
“The international community has provided legitimate and specific conditions. So, unless, these conditions are met, it is unlikely that engagement will happen officially,” said Sayed Jawad Sijadi, international relations analyst.