Afghanistan, Oct. 24 -- Deputy Prime Minister of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, Abdul Salaam Hanafi met with UN secretary-General's special representative to Afghanistan Deborah Lyons in Arg (Presidential Palace) on Saturday, October 23.

Abdul Salaam Hanafi asked for the UN's cooperation in different sectors and assured the special representative of protecting all UN's administrations in Afghanistan, said a spokesperson of the Taliban Zabiullah Mujahid in a statement.

Deborah Lyons who is also head of the United Nations Assistant Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) briefed the Deputy PM of her recent visit to the US and added that the UN is committed to providing the people of Afghanistan with humanitarian assistance.

She also said that ...