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Government’s Justice Reforms Deliver Change

July 22, 2016 One of the National Unity Government’s first priorities at the start of its administration was to introduce reforms in the justice sector, which has long been a haven of corruption. President Ghani’s sweeping reform agenda for the country’s judiciary has already produced measurable results in terms of
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Ambassador Mohib Meets with Members of Herat Sister City Committee

July 14, 2016 As part of a series of meetings to seek sister city partnerships between Afghan and U.S. cities, Ambassador Hamdullah Mohib met an Afghan delegation who is visiting the U.S. to attend the annual Sister Cities International conference in Washington D.C. The delegation that included the Mayor of
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Ambassador Mohib Meets with Sister Cities International Leadership

On July 11, Ambassador Hamdullah Mohib met with the leadership of Sister Cities International which included President Mary D. Kane, Vice President Adam Kaplan, and Mr. Stephen T. Quigley, a member of the Board of Directors, to discuss sister city relationships between Afghanistan and the United States. Ambassador Mohib acknowledged
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Capping a 12-Year Journey, Afghanistan Becomes Newest Member of WTO

        July 29, 2016 WASHINGTON – After twelve years of work to institute free market reforms needed to meet the high bar of accession, Afghanistan has become the newest member of the World Trade Organization (WTO). WTO Director General Roberto Azevêdo confirmed Afghanistan’s full membership and welcomed
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Afghanistan Welcomes US Decision to Maintain Troops

July 06, 2016 The Government of Afghanistan strongly welcomes today’s decision by U.S. President Barack Obama to keep 8,400 troops in Afghanistan through the end of his term. As the White House noted, this decision was made after a thorough and careful assessment of the situation and supports long-standing U.S.
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Afghan Embassy Issues Newsletter for the Month of June

July 01, 2016 Embassy of Afghanistan’s June newsletter features a collection of important stories from the past one month. It includes a story on a symposium in Kabul that discussed women’s empowerment and their role in society, the visit of the Public Health Minister to the US and Ambassador Mohib’s
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