Deputy Foreign Minister Mr. Ershad Ahmadi received Mr. Omid Nooripoor, a member of German Parliament this afternoon here at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
During this meeting, both sides discussed issues of mutual interests such as successful conduct of presidential and provincial council elections, the presence of German forces beyond 2014, and the continuation of German assistance to Afghanistan.
At the beginning, Mr. Ahmadi welcomed Mr. Nooripoor to Afghanistan and added: “Germany is a close and reliable friend of the people and government of Afghanistan, and German’s assistance in security, development, and reconstruction spheres proved to be impressive and significant”.
Whilst expressing his appreciation to meet the Deputy Foreign Minister, Mr. Nooripoor passed on his good wishes on the successful conduct of the presidential and provincial elections and the achievements Afghanistan made over the past 12 years.
He also added: “The people and government of Germany perceive relations with Afghanistan invaluable and important and the German assistance with Afghanistan has always been propped up by the German people and parliament. Germany will keep its commitments for further assistance to the Afghan people and government”.