Dr. Shaida Mohammad Abdali, the Ambassador of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in New Delhi delivered a lecture on “Peace and Stability in Afghanistan-reality or illusion” to the senior military officers at the National Defense college in New Delhi on August 21, 2018.

The lecture was attended by officers from 24 countries around the world, including Afghanistan.

The Afghan Ambassador incepted his speech on the initiatives taken by the government of Afghanistan such as Kabul Process, Istanbul Process: Heart of Asia including plans designed within the framework of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) and added: “The government of Afghanistan will withhold no efforts in order to bring peace and stability to the country,”

Referring to the Afghan owned peace process with the armed groups, Dr. Abdali stated that the government of Afghanistan announced ceasefire in order to express its readiness for the process as well as to facilitate the opportunity for the peace talks.

Terming terrorism as a threat to peace and stability of the entire region and the world, the Afghan Ambassador said: “There is a need of a global and regional consensus in order to fight terrorism without separating them within good or bad groups,”

Lauding India’s role in bringing peace and stability to Afghanistan, Ambassador Abdali said: “Afghan people are grateful for the assistance and cooperation of India which has always been in accordance to the priorities of the Afghan government,”

The program was followed by a Q&A session where Dr. Abdali addressed the questions raised by participants.

NDC provides instructions in the field of security and strategy to senior defense and Civil Officers and experts from friendly foreign countries. It prepares the immediate future decision makers mainly in defense and yields vast influence on civil and foreign officers.






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