By: The Kabul Times
KABUL: President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, in a meeting with new Agha Khan Ambassador Ms. Shahrzad Hirgi at the Presidential Palace, discussed some issues including economic expansion, restoration of historical monuments and sites and educational programs, a statement from the Presidential Palace said Wednesday.
Welcoming the new Agha Khan ambassador, the country’s president said he was planned to expand economic programs at the district levels and communities, as he believed the plan would help increase the citizens’ revenues, the statement quoted.
The president reiterated on a shared work between the Agha Khan Foundation and the government institutions as he believed this would remain effective in the projection and design of the historical monuments and places in Afghanistan.
He noted that the government extends serious focus on the education system of the country and asked the Agha Khan ambassador to share with Afghanistan successful models which the foundation is applying in the region.
The country’s president also reiterated on sharing development projects based on economic strengthening at the regional level, the statement went on as saying.
Ms. Shahrzad Hirji, the new Agh Khan ambassador welcomed the views and suggestions of the country’s president and added the Agha Khan foundation would continue cooperation with Afghanistan.