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Minister Durrani Meets with the Ambassador of USA

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H.E. Minister Nasir Ahmad Durrani, the Minister of Rural Rehabilitation and Development of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan met today in his office with the Ambassador of United States of America (USA), Mr. Pitter McKinley.

In the meeting that took place on Thursday at the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development, the two sides discussed the issues of reform process, the impact of Media and Civil Society towards the realization of development objectives of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development.

During the meeting, Minister Durrani presented information to USA's Ambassador about the reforms and its results. He also described the new vision of the MRRD together with transparency and creation of technical capacity in his Ministry.

"In order to eliminate poverty and bring about changes in the living standards of rural communities, technical and financial supports of the International Community play vital role," Minister Durrani remarked.

In return, Mr. Pitter McKinley reiterated USA's continuous cooperation with the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development, and stated that his country will provide support from any positive change undertaken at the MRRD.