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Afghan Ambassador Meets with House Speaker Paul Ryan

On September 12, Ambassador Hamdullah Mohib met with United States House Speaker Paul Ryan to discuss the situation in Afghanistan and the region in the wake of President Donald Trump’s new policy.  Ambassador Mohib as well as Scott Guggenheim, President Ghani’s adviser on development and infrastructure, updated Speaker Ryan on
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Funeral Prayer Held For Famous Afghan Writer

On September 13, Afghan Ambassador to the United States, Dr. Hamdullah Mohib attended the funeral prayer of famous Afghan writer, poet and journalist Saduddin Shpoon. The prayer was held in Virginia.   Among the Ambassador was former Minister of Information and Culture, one of Afghanistan's most famous cultural figure Abdul Bari Jahani
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Statement by Ambassador Mohib on Passing of Nancy Dupree

September 10, 2017: I was deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Nancy Hatch Dupree, an American historian and archaeologist who devoted nearly 60 years of her life to Afghanistan. Thanks to Ms. Dupree's tireless efforts, Afghanistan’s written history, culture and identity has been preserved for future generations to
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Ambassador Mohib Welcomes New U.S. Policy Toward Afghanistan

On August 21, U.S. President Donald Trump delivered a prime-time speech to the nation and outlined his administration’s policy in Afghanistan and Southeast Asia. Ambassador Hamdullah Mohib welcomed the new U.S. strategy in a statement, saying it was the result of intense deliberations and took into account both countries' needs and
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Embassy Hosts Candle Vigil and Prayer Ceremony

On August 16th, the Embassy of Afghanistan in Washington, DC hosted a candle vigil and prayer ceremony in memory of Sar-e-Pul Province martyrs and victims of recent terrorist attacks in Afghanistan. Charge d'Affairs Sayed Zafar Hashemi, alongside the Afghan diaspora community, condemned the cowardly terror attacks. He said: "We are gathered tonight
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Ambassador Mohib Meets With U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan

On August 10, Ambassador Mohib visited the U.S. Department of State to meet with U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan and Acting U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Ambassador Alice G. Political Counselor Mr. Ramin Manawi was also in attendance.   Ambassador Mohib briefed Dep. Secretary Sullivan and Ambassador Wells on the
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Ambassador Mohib Meets with Iraq Ambassador

On Tuesday, August 8th, Ambassador Mohib met with the Iraq Ambassador in Washington, DC, H.E. Fareed Yasseen. The two Ambassadors discussed common interests and bilateral relations between Iraq and Afghanistan as well as fostering close cooperation between the two countries. They also exchanged views on the fight against ISIS. Ambassador
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Photo Competition Now Open!

Attention all US Military Veterans and those currently serving in Afghanistan: If you took any photos during your honorable service in Afghanistan, we want to see them! Upload them to Facebook with the hashtag #iServedAFG and the picture with the most likes at the end of August will have their
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Economic Counselor Fazilyar Meets With US Attorney to Discuss Afghan Prosperity

On August 1, Economic Counselor Fazelrahman Fazilyar met with Attorney Michael Smith to discuss economic development and job creating opportunities in Afghanistan by attracting foreign investment, advancing the goal of Afghanistan's economic development, and finding the right place in the international community by obtaining tax treaties. Mr. Smith proposed that Afghanistan
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