February 16, 2015
Kabul – H.E. Salahuddin Rabbani, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan met with Mr. Peter Semneby, Ambassador of Kingdom of Sweden in Kabul, today afternoon.
In the beginning, Ambassador of Kingdom of Sweden thanked the Minister of Foreign Affairs for the opportunity to meet and congratulated him for his appointment as the Minister of Foreign Affair of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan himself and on behalf of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kingdom of Sweden and added: “Islamic Republic of Afghanistan has a special place in the Foreign Policy of the Kingdom of Sweden and the government and people of Kingdom of Sweden will continue and are committed to the development aids and assistance and will concentrate on economic development assistance and support the peace and stability process in Afghanistan.”
Later on, H.E. the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan thanked the Kingdom of Sweden for her support in Security, Development and Humanitarian areas and said: “the friendly relation between the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and the Kingdom of Sweden goes a long way and is historical and the presence of Kingdom of Sweden next to the Government and people of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in the last thirteen years has caused dept and further friendly relation between the two countries.”
At the end, H.E. Salahuddin Rabbani, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan emphasized on the role of assistance from Swedish Committee for Afghanistan and said: “Swedish Committee’s cooperation for Afghanistan in the last decades have had tangible affects on the lives of our people and the people and government of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan will never forget those assistance and cooperation.”