Press Release in response to the tragic car fire accident of Afghan citizens in the city of Yazd, Iran. https://www.mfa.gov.af/fa/news/1828-following-up-the-fire-incident-and-targeting-the-vehicle-carrying-afghan-citizens-in-yazd.html
Announcement: The Consulate Section of the Embassy of Afghanistan in Washington, DC will commence Phase One of reopening today with compliance to the health recommendations.
Ambassador Roya Rahmani and 5 other Central Asian ambassadors spoke on a panel about how to create mutually beneficial relations between the U.S. and Central Asia post-COVID-19. Ambassador Rahmani highlighted investment opportunities in telecom, medicine, energy, mining, etc. in Afghanistan.
Ambassador Roya Rahmani tele-met with US Institute of Peace's board chairman and Atlantic Council's Executive Vice Chair Stephen Hadley. They discussed the security situation, progress on the peace process, and the work of USIP's Afghanistan Study Group.
Ambassador Roya Rahmani had a call with Deputy Assistant to the U.S. President Lisa Curtis. They discussed the impact of COVID-19, the importance of a reduction in violence, the role of regional consensus in Afghanistan’s peace process, and the progress on the prisoner release and intra-Afghan talks.
Ambassador Roya Rahmani had a call with General Dunford, co-chair of US Institute of Peace's congressionally mandated Afghanistan Study Group. They discussed the progress of the study group and how to protect the US and Afghanistan's numerous mutual security interests
Ambassador Roya Rahmani met with leadership and members of the Heritage Foundation to discuss the impact of COVID-19, the situation in Afghanistan, and the importance of maintaining focus on the bilateral relationship between our countries even in the context of the pandemic.