Kabul airport reopens to receive aid, civilian flights to operate soon – Qatari ambassador


This content was published on September 4, 2021

DUBAI (Reuters) – Qatar’s ambassador to Afghanistan said a technical team was able to reopen Kabul airport to receive aid and that it would be prepared for civilian flights soon, Al Jazeera reported on Saturday.

The runway at Kabul airport has been repaired in cooperation with authorities in Afghanistan, the ambassador said, according to Al Jazeera. The Qatari news channel also said two domestic flights were operated from Kabul to the cities of Mazar-i-Sharif and Kandahar.

(Reporting by Yousef Saba; Editing by Mark Potter)

Categories: Afghanistan, Asia, Qatar, Turkey

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