CEO leaves for New York to attend UNGA session
KABUL (Pajhwok): At the head of a high level delegation, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah on Wednesday left for the United States to attend the 70th UN General Assembly (UNGA) session in New York.
Representing the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Dr. Abdullah would give a speech at the UN assembly about his country’s position on several issues ranging from security, terrorism, drugs to international assistance for Afghanistan and regional cooperation.
A statement from Sapidar Palace said the CEO would also attend separate gatherings with world leaders on Afghanistan development, reconstruction and peace process, anti-drug campaign and fighting terrorism and Daesh.
Apart from meeting leaders of different countries, Dr. Abdullah would also be meeting UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, NATO secretary general and other dignitaries, added the statement.
The CEO is accompanied by Foreign Affairs Minister Salahuddin Rabbani, his deputy Hekmat Khalil Karzai, Afghanistan’s permanent representative to the UN Zahir Tanin, CEO’s advisors Mahmood Saiqal and Mohammad Omar Samad, and Afghanistan Ambassador to the US Dr. Hamdullah Mohib.
Abdullah would also introduce Mahmood Saiqal as the new permanent representative of Afghanistan to the UN.
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