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Kyrgyz Ambassador Designate Calls upon Foreign Minister

KABUL – Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani met with the newly appointed Ambassador of the Kyrgyz Republic to Kabul, Mr. Niyazov Miraslav. 

Mr. Rabbani expressed his appreciation to the Kyrgyz President and Foreign Minister for implementing their commitment and elevating the level of diplomatic relations to Ambassador Level.

Presenting a copy of his letter to credence to the Foreign Minister, the newly assigned Kyrgyz Ambassador wished for permanent peace to be established in Afghanistan.

Australian Ambassador Designate Calls upon Foreign Minister

KABUL – Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani met with the newly appointed Ambassador of Australia to Kabul, Mr. Geoffrey Peter Tooth. 

Mr. Peter Toot presented a copy of his letter of credence to Foreign Minister Rabbani and reiterated his country’s cooperation with Afghanistan.

Afghanistan’s Foreign Minister also appreciated Australia’s support and cooperation.

Deputy Foreign Minister Meets Pakistan Ambassador to Discuss Visa Concerns

KABUL – Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Mr. Idrees Zaman met in his office with the Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Zahid Nasrullah Khan this afternoon.

The meeting focused on issues related to the concerns raised by Pakistan’s mission in Kabul, as a result of which the embassy restricted entertaining visa applications for a day today.

The Pakistani Ambassador informed Deputy Minister Zaman that a group of individuals claiming to be ‘facilitators’ have been operating outside the embassy helping obtain visas in return of money. 

During the meeting, the Deputy Foreign Minister was accompanied by the heads of the relevant Foreign Ministry Departments and General Ali Mast Momand from the Interior Ministry.

The meeting discussed in details the issues related to the concern and decided to form a team comprising relevant officials from MoFA, MoI, NDS and the said mission to carry out an assessment of the situation in the embassy facilities and the neighborhood to end the concern.    

Ambassador Nasrullah Khan assured Deputy Minister Zaman that the mission will resume its services as normal tomorrow.  

Minister of Foreign Affairs Meets Indian Ambassador

 

KABUL – Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. Salahuddin Rabbani met with the Indian Ambassador to Kabul Mr. Vinay Kumar today.

Foreign Minister Rabbani congratulated the Indian Ambassador on the launch of India’s second satellite to the moon.

The two sides discussed and exchanged opinion on strengthening cooperation in international organizations, regional issues, and the Peace Process in Afghanistan.

Minister of Foreign Affairs Meets External Security Commissioner of the Chinese Foreign Ministry

 

KABUL – Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. Salahuddin Rabbani met with the External Security Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China Mr. Cheng Guoping.

The two sides talked on bilateral security cooperation, counter terrorism, Peace Process, and the upcoming Presidential Elections in Afghanistan.

Mr. Goping heads a high level delegation in his visit to Kabul to meet the Afghan security authorities.

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