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On October 15, 2019, Mr. Hassan Soroosh, Ambassador-designate of Afghanistan to Canada had a courtesy call with Mr. David Hartman, Director General of the South Asia Bureau at the Global Affairs Canada. The two sides discussed various aspects and areas of bilateral cooperation including education, health, security sector support and women’s empowerment. They also discussed the ongoing efforts under the...

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On October 01, 2019, Mr. Hassan Soroosh, Ambassador-designate and the Embassy staff welcomed two new distinguished colleagues, Sayed Mujtaba Ahmadi, Deputy Chief of Mission, and Azim Wardak, Counselor, who joined the Embassy this past week. Mr. Ahmadi and Mr. Wardak have previously served in different positions, both in Kabul and at various Afghan missions abroad. Their latest positions in Kabul...

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On October 01, 2019, Mr. Hassan Soroosh, Ambassador-designate of Afghanistan to Canada met with Ambassador Roland Kobia, EU Special Envoy for Afghanistan at the Afghan Embassy in Ottawa. The two sides discussed a range of issues including the Afghan peace process, regional cooperation as well as future collaboration between Afghanistan, Canada and EU on common priorities. Ambassador Kobia was in...

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H.E. Hassan Soroosh, Ambassador-designate of Afghanistan to Canada, arrived in Ottawa on September 25, 2019 and was warmly welcomed by Ms. Mary Anne Dehler, Deputy Chief of Protocol and colleagues from the embassy.

Mr. Fahim Ebrat, the Afghan embassy first secretary, speech on the occasion of rededication ceremony for the Kandahar Cenotaph

Mr. Fahim Ebrat, the Afghan embassy first secretary, speech on the occasion of rededication ceremony for the Kandahar Cenotaph

Ottawa, August 17, 2019 Her Excellency the Right Honorable Governor General, Excellency Minster of National Defense General Vance, who twice served as General commander of Kandahar joint Task force Families of the Fallen Heroes distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen; Let me tell you about two Kandahars. One Kandahar was on its way from being a vibrant, modern city and a...

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H.E Geoff Ragan, Speaker of the House of Commons, invited foreign diplomats for Breakfast reception and followed by a visit of the interim Chamber of the House of Commons in West Block. Mr. Rahimi appreciated Mr. Ragan’s warm welcome and expressed Afghan government desire for strong relationship between Afghan and Canadian parliaments.

Members of Delegation for Defending Afghanistan’s Report to Human Rights Council Convene Meeting

Members of Delegation for Defending Afghanistan’s Report to Human Rights Council Convene Meeting

KABUL,07/01/2019 – The orientation session on how to defend Afghanistan’s report to the UNHRC, headed by the Afghan Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Mr. Idrees Zaman and with the cooperation of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), was held today for the members of delegation for defending Afghanistan’s report to the United Nations Human Rights...

President Ghani and China’s State Councilor discussed connectivity, counter-terrorism cooperation

President Ghani and China’s State Councilor discussed connectivity, counter-terrorism cooperation

Arg, Dec 15, 2018 —President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani met with China’s foreign minister and State Councilor, Wang Yi today after he signed the tripartite anti-terrorism cooperation MoU with Afghanistan and Pakistan. Mr. Wang Yi said China welcomes President Ghani’s “comprehensive and profound” roadmap to peace, and added that peace could only be achieved when it is led and owned by...

President Ghani: female entrepreneurs will be empowered by the government

President Ghani: female entrepreneurs will be empowered by the government

Arg—President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and the First Lady met with Afghanistan Women’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry (AWCCI) on Monday; the President said that the Chamber will be established as a permanent organization to empower businesswomen and female entrepreneurs. President Ghani said in order to boost female entrepreneurs, government offices will prioritize purchasing their products if they meet the standard....

Meeting with Mr. Steve Tipman, Executive Director of the Trade Facilitation Office Canada (TFO)

Meeting with  Mr. Steve Tipman, Executive Director of the Trade Facilitation Office Canada (TFO)

Recently Business and Investment Expo 2018 successfully took place in Toronto. The Expo was organized and led by the Canada-Afghanistan Business Council (CABC) with active assistance from the Afghanistan Embassy in Ottawa, the Consulate General of Afghanistan in Toronto, Global Affairs Canada, and other stakeholders. Prominent members of the Afghan business community and their Canadian counterparts and members of parliament...

UN Security Council Debate on Building Regional Partnerships in Afghanistan and Central Asia

UN Security Council Debate on Building Regional Partnerships in Afghanistan and Central Asia

STATEMENT BY H.E. Hekmat Khalil Karzai Deputy Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to the United Nations at the UN Security Council Debate on Building Regional Partnerships in Afghanistan and Central Asia January 19, 2018 NEW YORK (Please check against delivery) بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم Mr. President, It is a great pleasure to address the Security Council. I...