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Afghanistan
The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Overview

  • Establishment of Diplomatic Relations : December 1973~September 1978
  • Resumption of Diplomatic Relations : January 2002
  • Bilateral Trade(2019) : $49.98million
    • Exports : $ 49.94 million
    • Imports : $ 38 thousand
  • The ROK's Assistance toward Afghanistan
    • Official Development Assiatance(until 2017) : about $614 million
    • Pledged to provide $255 million from 2017 to 2020
    • Provided $500 million from 2011 to 2016
    • Operated the Provincial Reconstruction Team(PRT) in Parwan Province from July 2010 to June 2014
    • Transferred the PRT base in Charikar to the Afghan Interior Ministry in Dec. 2012 (The PRT was relocated to Bagram Base)
    • Transferred equipment and materials of the Korean Hospital in Bagram to the Afghan Defense Ministry in May 2015
    • Transferred equipment and materials of the Korean Vocational Training Center in Bagram to the Afghan Labor and Social Welfare Ministry in May 2015
  • High-level Exchanges
    • From Afghanistan to the ROK
      • 2010   Mar.Farahi (Deputy Foreign Minister)
      • 2012   Nov.Ludin (Deputy Foreign Minister)
      • 2013   Feb.Khalili (2nd Vice President)
      • 2013   Jul.Najafi (Minister of Transport)
      • 2013   Aug.Raheen (Minister of Culture)
      • 2013   Oct.Sangin (Minister of Telecommunication)
      • 2014   June. Hassam (Vice Minister of Telecommunication)
      • 2014   Oct.Hassan(Vice Minister of Information & Culture)
      • 2014   Oct.Sangin (Minister of Telecommunication)
      • 2014   Oct.Hassam (Vice Minister of Telecommunication)
      • 2015   May.Ahmad (Minister Advisor to the President)
      • 2015   Sep.Qayomi(Advisor to the President)
      • 2016   Oct.Durrani(Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock)
      • 2018   Nov.Yari(Minister of Public Wokrs)
      • 2019   May.    Peikar(Minister of Urban Development and Land)
    • From the ROK to Afghanistan
      • 2010   Jul.Shin Gak-soo (1st Vice Foreign Minister)
      • 2010   Aug.Kim Tae-young (Defense Minister)
      • 2011   Feb.Kim Gwan-jin (Defense Minister)
      • 2012   Feb.Park Seok-hwan (1st Vice Foreign Minister)
      • 2014   June.Lee Kyung-soo (Deputy Foreign Minister)
      • 2016   June.Choi Hong-ki (Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan)
      • 2019   Sep.     Kim Young-Chae(Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan)

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