Acting Foreign Minister Received the New Ambassadors of Four Countries
KABUL – Acting Foreign Minister Mohammad Haneef Atmar had separate introductory meetings with the incoming Ambassadors of the Republic of India Mr. Rudrendra Tandon, the Sweden Mr. Torkel Stiernlof, the Norway Mr. Ole Andreas Lindeman, and non-resident Ambassador of Switzerland Mr. Benedict Cerjat, at the Storai Palace of Foreign Ministry.
While welcoming the mentioned countries' ambassadors, Foreign Minister wished them success in their new missions.
Mr. Atmar also thanked the Ambassadors of all four countries in separate meetings for their support to the Afghanistan peace process and expressed his gratitude for their assistance and cooperation with Afghanistan over the last 19 years. They also exchanged views on the further expansion of relations between Afghanistan and the mentioned countries.
While declaring their support to the Afghan peace negotiations and democratic achievements, including women's rights and human rights, in the past two decades in Afghanistan, the incoming Ambassadors emphasized on further strengthening bilateral relations during their tenure.
Ambassadors submitted a copy of their credentials to Foreign Minister during the meetings.