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Joint communique from the visit of H.E President Ashraf Ghani to Stockholm on 4 December 2015

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Publish Date: Dec 21, 2015 This year Sweden and Afghanistan celebrate 75-years of diplomatic relations. The excellent relations were reaffirmed during the visit of H.E President Ashraf Ghani to Stockholm on 4 December 2015. The Swedish efforts in Afghanistan are long-term and have over the years encompassed political, military and development cooperation efforts. In particular, the efforts of the Swedish ...

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President Ghani met the Speaker of Riksdag

President Ashraf Ghani signs the Riksdag guest book.
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On 4 December, President Ghani met Speaker Urban Ahlin at the Riksdag. “Swedish commitment to Afghanistan goes way back. Sweden has contributed, and will continue to contribute, to development and security in Afghanistan in various ways. There is broad-based support in the Swedish Parliament for these activities, although at times the debate has been quite heated. So I invited representatives ...

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75th Anniversary of Afghan-Swedish Relations Celebrated in Kabul

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Wednesday, November 17, 2015 Kabul (BNA) 75th anniversary of the Afghan-Swedish Diplomatic Relations celebrated in Presidential Palace in Kabul. The ceremony was attended by H.E. Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, President of Afghanistan, H.E. Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, CEO of the NUG, Swedish Minister for International Development Cooperation H.E. Ms. Isabela Loven. President Ghani said that the friendship between the two countries would get further closer ...

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Minister of Finance met Minister for International Development Cooperation of Sweden

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Saturday, November 21, 2015 Kabul (BNA) Minister of Finance, H.E. Eklil Hakimi met with the Swedish delegation led by H.E. Isbellah Lövin , Minister for International Development Cooperation of Sweden. In the meeting that took place in the Presidential Palace, today November 19, 2015, the Finance Minister H.E. Eklil Hakimi met today with the Swedish delegation led by H.E. Ms Isbellah ...

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CEO Dr Abdullah Abdullah met Swedish Minister for International Development Cooperation H.E. Isabella Lövin

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Saturday November 21, 2015 Kabul (BNA) Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah met Swedish minister for International Development Cooperation H.E. Isabella Lövin here the other day and exchanged views on matters relating mutual interests. Expressing satisfaction over the achievements of Afghanistan over the past decade, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Minister who attended the 75th anniversary of diplomatic relations celebration here said ...

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President Ghani holds video conference with U.S. Secretary of Defense

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In a video conference last night with United States Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter, President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani discussed a number of important issues regarding the existing capacity and capability of Afghan Security and Defense Forces. President Ghani thanked the U.S. for its continued assistance in strengthening the security and defense of the country, and noted the essential importance of ...

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Minister of Foreign Affairs Meets Swedish Minister for International Development Cooperation

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November 17, 2015 Kabul- Salahuddin Rabbani Minister of Foreign Affairs of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan met in his office with Swedish Minister for International Development Cooperation Ms. Isabella Lövin, this afternoon. While expressing happiness and thanking opportunity to meet the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ms. Isabella Lövin pointed at the 75 year old relations between the two countries and also ...

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Foreign Minister Meets with Regional Economic Experts of the East-West Institute

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Nov 15, 2015 KABUL – Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan H.E Salahuddin Rabbani met with Regional Economic Experts of the East West Institute under the leadership of Mr. James Criten Operational Director of the Institute at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs this afternoon. These experts are to participate at the Economic and Political Meetings involving Afghanistan, Central ...

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Afghanistan and China signed three cooperation agreements

Afghanistan and China signed three cooperation agreements

Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, welcomed this morning Li Yuanchao, the Vice President of the People’s Republic of China, who was in Kabul on an official trip. The President then held a meeting with the Vice President of the People’s Republic of China and discussed ways to further expand relations between the two countries in ...

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