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Ambassador Mohib meets with SIGAR to discuss government’s counternarcotics efforts

The U.S. Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) released a report on June 14, 2018, identifying how U.S. counternarcotics programs and policies in Afghanistan have evolved. On June 19, 2018, SIGAR representatives, Jaryd Bern, Strategic Advisor and Director of Congressional Relations and Government Affairs and his team, met with
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Afghan Government responds to SIGAR’s report on anti-corruption reforms

The U.S. Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) released a report on June 5, 2018 assessing the Afghan government’s progress in implementing the Afghanistan National Strategy for Combatting Corruption. SIGAR stated that Afghanistan has met 14 of the 20 anti-corruption benchmarks that were set by the government in the
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HE President Ghani’s Speech Announcing Temporary Ceasefire

FULL TEXT: English translation of HE President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani speech announcing ceasefire in Kabul, Afghanistan, June 7, 2018. For Pashto and Dari version click here.   In the name of Almighty Allah, First, I want to present my deepest regards to the great Afghan nation in this holy month of Ramadan. May
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Afghanistan’s Minister of Communication and IT Visits Washington DC

Minister Shahzad Aryobee, Minister of Communication and Information Technology (MCIT), concluded his one-week visit to Washington DC, where he had a series of meetings with senior US officials and high-ranking officials of international companies, such as Microsoft and Facebook (FB), to discuss bilateral relations and strengthen the Afghan-US partnership in
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Online Visa Application Pilot Launch

Dear Visa Applicants,   With instructions from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan, we are pleased to announce that we have launched a pilot project that allows applicants to apply for their visas via an online system.   We have worked for several months in partnership with Consulate Sys
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Afghanistan Welcomes Foreign Investment

  The 13th Annual Business Matchmaking Conference on April 25, 2018 in Washington, DC, started off with a video conference with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. President Ghani stated that the business climate in Afghanistan has improved and that the time is ripe for investors to invest in Afghanistan.  President Ghani
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