Deputy Foreign Minister Co-chairs Heart of Asia- Istanbul Process SOM
NEW YORK -- The second Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) of the Heart of Asia – Istanbul Process (HoA-IP) was held on the sidelines of UNGA in New York. The meeting was co-chaired by Idrees Zaman, Deputy Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and his Turkish counterpart Mr. Sedat Önal.
The event was attended by the Senior Officials of the participating countries, supporting countries and supporting regional and international organizations.
The meeting focused on the Peace Process in Afghanistan, the related recent developments, and the importance of it for the region and beyond; as well as the presidential elections.
The meeting announced that the HoA-IP Ministerial Conference will be held on
December 9th this year, in the Republic of Turkey.