According to an Al Jazeera report published on Sunday, Qatari ambassador said to Afghanistan that “a technical team was able to reopen Kabul airport to receive aid and that it would be prepared for civilian flights soon.”
The envoy further said, “The runway at Kabul airport has been repaired in cooperation with authorities in Afghanistan.” Qatar’s news channel also said: two domestic flights were operated from Kabul to the cities of Mazar-i-Sharif and Kandahar.
Since the operation of the US-led aircraft ended of evacuating the people to safer places, the Kabul airport had remained closed until the offer for foreign aid from the western countries came into being. The evacuation process commenced after the Taliban captured the capital city, Kabul by forming an interim government.
The chaos followed by the capture was massive, in order to tackle the situation, US sent its military troops to migrate the stranded people from Afghanistan. Looking at the ruckus, the Taliban guaranteed safe passage for the people who wish to leave Afghanistan.
On Thursday, while addressing a joint news conference with Britain’s Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab in Doha, Qatar’s Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani, said the Gulf state was talking to the Taliban and working with Turkey for potential technical support to restart operations in Kabul airport.