The Kazakhstan embassy in Kabul posted a press release about the upcoming presidential elections in their country after the embassy organised a round table on 16th May, in which it was emphasized that no matter what direction the elections will take, Kazakhstan’s foreign policy towards Afghanistan will not change.
In addition, Ambassador A.Yessengeldiyev explained the main provisions and procedures for organizing the electoral process and briefly introduced election programs of candidates for the presidency of Kazakhstan.
The event was attended by over 40 representatives of political, scientific, expert and media circles, as well as employees of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan.
Specifically, the participants of the “round table” were: Senior Advisers to the President of Afghanistan, Head of the Provincial Council of Kabul, Vice-Chairman of the High Peace Council , Director of the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Members of the Parliament K.Safi and members from medi and think-tanks.
“During the process of the round table, Ambassador A.Yessengeldiyev informed participants that the decision to hold the presidential election was verified and far-sighted step, fully supported by citizens. Kazakhstan will maintain continuity in foreign policy, including in the Afghan direction and will continue to assist in the restoration and further development of Afghanistan”, the statement said.