Minister of Foreign Affairs Met the New AUAF President in Kabul

Mohammad Hanif Atmar, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, met the new president of American University of Afghanistan, Dr. Ian Bickford along with Mr. David Sedney, the former AUAF president.

In this meeting, Minister Atmar shared the educational needs of the Ministry, including academic training, new programs in economic diplomacy and developing regional expertise. Minister Atmar expressed interest in building cooperation between the American University of Afghanistan and the Diplomacy Institute of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Dr. Bickford welcomed the prospect of cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in providing academic programs in cooperation with the Diplomacy Institute.

The two sides agreed to work together on an MOU as a framework for future cooperation.

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