The Chief Executive Meets with Head of Asia Department, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung

Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, Chief Executive of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan met with Marc Saxer Head of Asia Department at Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES), in his office at the Sepidar Palace.

During the meeting, the two sides discussed peace process, elections as well as activities of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES). The Chief Executive, calling peace in Afghanistan a national necessity, stressed that the government was committed to ensuring peace and stability and would take all the necessary resources to make this happen.

The Chief Executive also praised Afghanistan’s international partners for their broad support for the Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace process. Dr. Abdullah called presidential election a priority for the National Unity Government and emphasized on the necessity of conducting a transparent, fair and widespread election.

Then, Marc Saxer presented a detailed report on the plans of Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung to the Chief Executive. Mr. Saxer also offered a copy of the study prepared about Afghanistan's opportunities and challenges in the plan of one belt and one road to the Chief Executive.

Mr. Saxer considered role of the regional countries important for the success of the Afghan peace process and called the terrorists public enemies.