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Ministry of Finance Unveils First-Ever Fully Transparent National Budget

  December 11, 2017 Afghanistan's Ministry of Finance unveils the first-ever fully transparent national budget that follows international standards, cuts corruption and ensures efficient and effective development. The 2018 budget was approved by cabinet on November 5, 2017 and by the Meshrano Jirga on November 21, 2017. "For the first time,
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6th Annual Winternational Embassy Showcase 2017

On December 6, 2017, the Embassy of Afghanistan in Washington DC participated in the 6th annual Winternational Embassy Showcase, a celebration of international culture and food, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center. Over 3,000 guests and 39 foreign embassies participated, including Afghanistan, African Union Mission, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Bolivia,
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Maryland Global Leaders Series: Higher Education and Rebuilding Afghanistan

On November 30, 2017, Afghan Ambassador to the United States, H.E. Hamdullah Mohib addressed University of Maryland faculty and students about the importance of higher education in Afghanistan and the process of rebuilding the country after four decades of war. Ambassador Mohib's talk was part of the Maryland Global Leaders Series,
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Institute for Education’s Global Connections Salon 2017

    On November 27, 2017, the Embassy of Afghanistan in Washington DC hosted the Institute for Education's Global Connections Salon with Afghan Ambassador to the US, H.E. Hamdullah Mohib and Josh Rogin, a political analyst at CNN as well as a columnist on foreign policy and national security for Bloomberg View and The Washington Post. 
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Ambassador Mohib Welcomes New US Ambassador to Afghanistan

  On November 17, 2017, Afghan Ambassador to the United States, H.E. Hamdullah Mohib welcomed the new US Ambassador to Afghanistan, John Bass to the Embassy in Washington DC.   The meeting focused on the US-Afghanistan relationship and ways to strengthen it as the new envoy embarks his tenure. Ambassador Mohib assured Ambassador
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Afghanistan’s Chief Executive Visits Washington

  Afghanistan's Chief Executive, Abdullah Abdullah, visited Washington on November 15, 2017. During his trip, Chief Executive Abdullah focused on the future of Afghanistan in light of the new US strategy announced for Afghanistan and South Asia.  At an event at CSIS on November 14th, Chief Executive Abdullah discussed the
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A Night With Rumi Takes Us Back in History

On October 7, 2017, the Embassy of Afghanistan cohosted a celebration of the 810th birthday of Rumi the Maulana with the Alliance for the Restoration of Cultural Heritage (ARCH International). The celebration began with welcoming remarks from Ambassador Hamdullah Mohib. He spoke of the importance of poetry in Afghan culture and how
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Launch of NASA’s CubeStat Could Lead to Afghanistan’s Own Satellite

    On September 29, 2017, Ambassador Hamdullah Mohib met with representatives of NASA, Dr. Alexander MacDonald, Senior Economic Advisor and Kent Brass, Director at the International and Interagency Relations to discuss space engineering and NASA's educational programs.  Dr. MacDonald briefed the Ambassador on the creation and launch of a new CubeSat, which
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