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PublishDate: Thursday, May 6, 2021 11:26

Afghanistan, Canada hold first inter-parliamentary meeting virtually

Afghan Voice Agency (AVA)_The First Inter-Parliamentary Meeting between Afghanistan and #Canada was held virtually on Wednesday, with a focus on the Afghan #peace_process, women’s empowerment, bilateral cooperation and parliamentary linkages between the two countries. 

The meeting was participated by the chairs and members of the parliamentary friendship groups in Kabul and Ottawa, Afghanistan’s embassy in Ottawa said in a statement.

While sharing their concern over the recent spike in the level of violence and condemning the recent brutal attacks in #Logar and other parts of Afghanistan by the Taliban, the speakers highlighted the importance of a #ceasefire, preservation of the gains of the past two decades in Afghanistan, meaningful participation of women in the peace process and continuation of cooperation and partnership between Afghanistan and Canada in important and promising areas such as education, health, human rights, women’s empowerment and security sector based on shared objectives and values, the statement said.

The meeting was moderated by Mr. Sayed Mujtaba Ahmadi, Deputy Chief of Mission from the Embassy of Afghanistan in #Ottawa

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