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Embassy of Afghanistan
June Newsletter
Kabul Conference Recommends Ways to Expand Afghan Women's Roles and Rights

Some 70 women representing all 34 provinces in Afghanistan recently came together for a historic gathering at the presidential palace in Kabul to share their perspectives, opinions and thoughts at the Third Symposium on Afghan Women’s Empowerment and Their Role in Society. Read more.

Remarks By President Ghani at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Summit

President Ashraf Ghani delivered remarks at the summit in Uzbekistan that focused on regional economic cooperation and the need for a united effort against terrorism. Read more.

Students from Alexander Hamilton Institute Visit Afghan Embassy

On June 21, a delegation of 22 college students from the Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization visited the Afghan Embassy to learn about Afghanistan, its culture, and the latest political, social, economic and security developments. Read more.

VIDEO: See how Afghanistan is making the leap to self-reliance
Reformed Economy: Afghanistan’s Leap Towards Self-Sustainability
Afghan Public Health Minister Visits U.S. to Discuss Improved Health Care in Afghanistan

Dr. Ferozuddin Feroz, Afghanistan’s Minister of Public Health, visited the United States from June 12-25 for meetings with senior government and non-government officials to discuss the current state of Afghanistan's health care and the Ministry’s efforts to improve access to health services across the country. Read more.

Ambassador Mohib Appears on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal 

Ambassador Hamdullah Mohib made an appearance on C-SPAN’s call-in show, Washington Journal, and spoke about the current state of affairs in Afghanistan, Afghan-U.S. relations, and the war against the TalibanRead more.

Read Ambassador Mohib’s Remarks at the Hudson Institute Event, "Afghanistan: Fighting the Taliban”
"Afghanistan is fortunate to have many regional and Western partners who understand how critically important it is for Afghans to live in peace and to be able to focus their full attention on recovering from years of war, so we can develop into a stable, self-reliant, opportunity-rich country – as so many of our fellow South Asian neighbors have already done successfully.Read more.

AFGHANISTAN IN THE MEDIA

The Atlantic
Former First Lady Laura Bush's Case
for Remaining in Afghanistan


The Washington Post
Afghan babies have been dying in huge numbers for decades. Now, something is changing.

 

Ongoing Exhibit: Freer Sackler Gallery's Turquoise Mountain Showcase of Afghan Artisans
The Turquoise Mountain Institute’s exhibit of traditional Afghan art is in the midst of a year-long run at the Smithsonian's Freer Sackler Gallery of Asian Art. "Turquoise Mountain: Artists Transforming Afghanistan" features traditional works of Afghan artisans, including calligraphy, carpet making, ceramics and pottery, jewelry and woodwork. See more.

The New Afghanistan: A Transformation In Progress showcases the country's vast potential, highlights some of its most impressive citizens, and documents the transformative progress being made by the National Unity Government. To request a copy, please get in touch using the contact information below or on our website. 

USEFUL LINKS
Office Of The President  
President Ashraf Ghani's Statements and Speeches

Afghan Government Ministries

 

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