Afghan Taliban give go ahead to China to work on $3 billion copper project


KABUL – In an unprecedented move, Afghan Taliban have given the go ahead to China to work on a $3 billion Afghan copper mine that could bring huge financial benefit to the area.

Not only has the militant group permitted China to dig out the resources, but it also advised its affiliates to protect the workers aimed at digging.

“The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan directs all its Mujahideen to help in the security of all national projects that are in the higher interest of Islam and the country,” said the Taliban in a statement issued on November 29th, reported CNBC.


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