The government of Japan on Sunday committed 22 million dollars in development assistance to Afghanistan.
The Japanese Ambassador Hiroshi Takashi made the pledge with Afghanistan’s Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani.
According to Takashi, the sum is expected to be used in the economic development and infrastructure in Afghanistan.
Meanwhile, Rabbani pledged that the sum will be used in development areas as needed.
“Japan has been one of the major supporters of Afghanistan over the past one and half decade and has taken an active and remarkable part in the reconstruction,” he said.
Japan’s magnitude of financial aid to Afghanistan is estimated to reach 7 billion dollars until 2017.