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Ottawa- November 15, 2019 Deputy Chief of Mission Sayed Mujtaba Ahmadi participated at DCMs’ Luncheon hosted by the Embassy of the Philippines in Ottawa. The participants discussed the importance of cooperation among countries in the Indo-Pacific & the Asia Pacific region as well as future cooperation with Canada.

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Ottawa- November 13, 2019 Dr. Mahmoud Eboo, AKDN’s Resident Representative to Canada hosted a dinner to welcome Ambassador Hassan Soroosh to Canada. The dinner was attended by high-level officials from the Global Affairs Canada, Ambassadors of Germany and UAE and representatives from the Embassies of China and Kazakhstan. The dinner also provided the opportunity to discuss common priorities and future...

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Ottawa- November 13, 2019 The Embassy of Afghanistan in Ottawa participated today at the Global Affairs Canada International Food Fair which is organized annually by the Department in support of the Government of Canada Workplace Charitable Campaign. The Embassy presented “Qabuli Palau” and “Mantou”, two of the most popular dishes in Afghanistan as well as “Saffron Tea”.

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Ottawa- November 09, 2019 Ambassador Hassan Soroosh met with Ambassador Sakhi Ghairat and some members of the Afghan community at the Afghan Embassy in Ottawa. They discussed cultural and academic exchanges as well as trade and investment between Afghanistan and Canada and stressed the importance of joint cultural and academic activities in Canada in the future. Mr. Mujtaba Ahmadi, Deputy...

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Ottawa- November 08, 2019 Ambassador Hassan Soroosh met with H.E. Fahad Saeed Al Raqbani, Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to Canada. They discussed bilateral relations as well as the potential for trilateral cooperation between Afghanistan, UAE and Canada including in the area of trade and investment. They further discussed the Afghan Peace Carpet Exhibit which is scheduled to take...

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Ottawa- November 07, 2019 Ambassador Hassan Soroosh visited the Canadian Museum of Nature. He was received by Ms. Ailsa Barry, Vice President of the Museum. During the museum tour, they discussed future collaboration between the Museum and the relevant agencies in Afghanistan. As part of the cultural diplomacy efforts, Ambassador Soroosh also met with Mr. Andre Picard, Executive Director of...

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Mr. Hassan Soroosh presented his letter of credence to Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada during a ceremony held on Friday, November 01, 2019 at the Rideau Hall, officially becoming the Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to Canada.

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Ottawa- October 30, 2019 Mr. Sayed Mujtaba Ahmadi, Deputy Chief of Mission and Ms. Shabana Kargar, Head of the Cultural Section at the Afghan Embassy met yesterday with Ms. Julie Huguet, Director of Business Development and Institutional Program from the National Film Board of Canada. They discussed areas of mutual interest and deliberated on ideas to deepen collaboration between the...

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Ottawa-October 28, 2019 Ambassador-designate Hassan Soroosh met today with H.E. Kerim Uras, Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey in Ottawa. They discussed various areas of cooperation between the two countries at all bilateral, regional and international levels. They further discussed the potential for triangular cooperation between Afghanistan, Turkey and Canada including in the area of trade and investment. Mr. Azim...

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Ottawa- October 24, 2019, Mr. Hassan Soroosh, Ambassador-designate of Afghanistan to Canada met this afternoon with Mr. Aziz Amiri, President of the Canada-Afghanistan Business Council (CABC); Dr. Taj M. Yarmand, CABC Vice President and other members of the CABC Board of Directors. They discussed the policy and institutional environment for business development and investment in Afghanistan as well as bilateral...

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Ottawa- October 24, 2019, Mr. Hassan Soroosh, Ambassador-designate of Afghanistan to Canada met today with H.E. Akylbek Kamaldinov, Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Canada. They discussed various issues related to bilateral and regional cooperation as well as potential areas of triangular cooperation between Afghanistan, Kazakhstan and Canada in the future. Mr. Azim Wardak, Counselor of the Afghan Embassy in Ottawa was...

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Ottawa- October 23, 2019, Mr. Hassan Soroosh, Ambassador-designate of Afghanistan to Canada met today with Mr. Stewart Wheeler, Chief of Protocol of Canada and presented a copy of his credentials to him. They discussed various issues related to bilateral cooperation as well as the upcoming events particularly the ceremony for the presentation of credentials to H.E. the Governor General of...