In next day 25, representatives of several sectors of the Brazilian government travel to Cabul, in Afghanistan, to give beginning to the negotiations that will imply in the opening of the Brazilian embassy in that country.
The Afghan government also informed that it intends to open its diplomatic representation in Brazil soon.
Brazilian diplomats will remain in the country for three days with the objective of studying the growth of the bilateral relations.
In 2006, Brazil and Afghanistan secured an agreement of technical cooperation that came into force in February of this year.
The Ministry of Foreign Relations informed that the mission to Afghanistan will be led by the Brazilian Agency of Cooperation (ABC), linked to the Itamaraty.
Besides the ABC, others that integrate the group are representatives of the Brazilian Enterprise for Agricultural Research (Embrapa), of the Enterprise of Agricultural Research and Rural Extension of the state of Santa Catarina (Epagri), of the National Department of Mineral Production (DNPM), of the Ministry of Mines and Energy, and of the Brazilian Association of Gems and Jewels (Abragem).
Brazil intends to secure partnerships to provide technical capacity in the areas of agriculture, mining and gems manufacturing.
In the agriculture, there is great potential for the development of the cultivation of soy and wheat and of the techniques of rural extension and of extraction and improvement of gems and the strengthening of the mineral production supervision system.
According to the Itamaraty, the mission fulfills an Afghan demand.