German Ambassador Designate Pays Courtesy Call on Acting Foreign Minister
KABUL – Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Haneef Atmar received a courtesy call from H.E. Axel Zeidler, Ambassador-designate of the Federal Republic of Germany to Afghanistan. During the meeting, the Ambassador-designate also presented a copy of his credentials to the Acting Foreign Minister.
Minister Atmar welcomed the Ambassador-designate and wished him success in his new role in strengthening relations between Afghanistan and Germany. He emphasized the importance of relations between the two countries and reiterated the Afghan government’s commitment to further strengthen relations especially with regard to the peace process and stability in Afghanistan. He also expressed gratitude for Germany’s role in facilitating intra-Afghan dialogue.
The Ambassador-designate underscored the historic ties between Afghanistan and the Federal Republic of Germany and expressed appreciation for the close cooperation that exists between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan and the German Embassy in Kabul. He reiterated his commitment to further strengthen relations between the two countries.