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Ottawa- November 15, 2019

The University Women Helping Afghan Women under the Canadian Federation of University Women -Ottawa hosted today a luncheon program for Ambassador Hassan Soroosh in Ottawa. During the luncheon program, Ambassador Soroosh briefed the group about the policy and institutional frameworks as well as the ongoing efforts in the area of women’s empowerment in Afghanistan. Ambassador Soroosh expressed his gratitude for the support provided under this initiative to some education programs for women in Afghanistan. The participants also discussed future collaboration and joint activities.
Ms. Shabana Kargar, Head of the Cultural and Social Affairs Section of the Embassy was also present in the program.