Sister Cities International and United Nations Association of the United States of America host Dialogue with Diplomats luncheon featuring Afghan Ambassador to the U.S., H.E. Hamdullah Mohib
Last Friday, Afghan Ambassador to the U.S., H.E. Hamdullah Mohib was featured in a Dialogue with Diplomats luncheon hosted by Sister Cities International and United Nations Association of the United States of America (UNA-USA).
Sister Cities International, founded by U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1956, serves as a network to champion for peace and prosperity by fostering bonds between people from different communities around the world, renewing and strengthening important global relationships. Afghanistan and Sister Cities International have a long-standing friendship with partnerships between Asadabad, Afghanistan and Union City, California; Bamiyan, Afghanistan and Scottsbluff/Gering, Nebraska; Ghazni, Afghanistan and Hayward, California; Herat, Afghanistan and Council Bluffs, Iowa; and Jalalabad, Afghanistan and San Diego, California. Click here to find out more about these individual partnerships.
At Ouisie’s Table in Houston, TX, Ambassador Mohib was welcomed by President of Sister Cities International Houston, Harry Gee, and Dialogue with Diplomat’s Luncheon Chair, David Godwin, and President of UNA-USA, Daniel Stoecker. Ambassador Mohib was also joined by Joanne King Herring, Author, Diplomat, and long time friend of Afghanistan.
Ambassador Mohib spoke about the Afghan-U.S. partnership and efforts to increase regional collaboration. He said, “Afghanistan’s geographical location has huge potential for investors to expand and reach to markets both in Central and South Asia and the Middle East.”