By: The Kabul Times
KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani participated and delivered speech in a seminar titled ‘Foreign Policies’ Priorities and Reforms in Afghanistan Diplomacy System’ held by Foreign Affairs Ministry with participation of minister of foreign affairs and high-ranking government officials.
Accompanied by foreign affairs minister, President Ghani planted a sapling in the ministry’s courtyard and then opened Institute of Afghanistan Diplomacy building. During the opening ceremony, the country’s President name the institute after Mohammad Musa Shafiq Institute of Diplomacy and paid a visit to the institute’s teaching process.
In the seminar held on this occasion, the honorary diploma of the institute was granted by minister of foreign affairs Mohammad Haneef Atmar to President Ghani.
Delivering a speech in the seminar, President Ghani briefed related to priorities of Afghanistan foreign policy, peace process and changing Afghanistan to crossroad of Asia.
Praising the US for urgency in Afghanistan peace, President Ghani said Afghans were having more urgency in reaching peace then any other people in the region and world, but saying that they would go forward based on facts to reach lasting and fair peace in the country.
Pointing to roadmap of Afghanistan government to reach lasting and fair peace, the country’s President said based on the roadmap, they would reach national sovereignty, republic, national unity, impartiality, connection and lasting and fair peace in the country.
“If Taliban gets ready for the election tomorrow, we’re ready, but we’re not ready to hand over the power without the election,” President stressed, saying that as all other people of the world, Afghans have the right to live and the continued 42-year war is enough.
President Ghani further said that in accordance to the country’s constitution, no individual has the right to devest the right of an Afghan nationality and no Afghan is upper than another Afghan.