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Ottawa- November 17, 2019

Ambassador Hassan Soroosh spoke at a gathering organized by the Afghan-Canadian Association of British Columbia. Ambassador Soroosh briefed the participants about the ongoing processes in Afghanistan as well as the Embassy’s work plan and priority areas including cultural diplomacy, women’s empowerment, trade and investment. Mr. Ahmad Ratib Rahimi, President of the Association presented a briefing on various activities under the Association and the participants shared their views on different issues related to Afghanistan and bilateral cooperation between the two countries. Ambassador Soroosh expressed his gratitude to the Association for their efforts and stressed the importance of continued collaboration and joint activities in the future.
During the program, a certificate of appreciation was presented to Mr. Wahdat, the Afghan Consul General in Vancouver in recognition of his efforts in support of various activities carried out by the Afghan-Canadian community in British Columbia.