The second ambassadorial consultative meeting aimed at preparations for the 9th Ministerial Conference of the Heart of Asia – Istanbul Process, co-chaired by Deputy Foreign Minister Mirwais Nab and Ambassador of Tajikistan to Kabul Dr. Sa’di Sharifi, was held today at the Storay Palace, the Ministry of Foriegn Affairs said.
MoFA in a statement on Thursday said the meeting was also attended by Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General (Political) for Afghanistan Ms. Mette Knudsen and Ambassadors of the member states of the Heart of Asia- Istanbul Process.
Deputy Minister Nab welcomed the participants and spoke about his recent visit to the Republic of Tajikistan and the necessary arrangements for convening the Ninth Ministerial Conference of the Heart of Asia – Istanbul Process in Dushanbe.
The participants termed important the convening of Heart of Asia conference under the current circumstances in Afghanistan, for discussing the Afghan peace negotiations and strengthening regional and global consensus in support of the peace process.
They also debated over the joint declaration of the Ninth Ministerial Conference of the Heart of Asia – Istanbul Process scheduled to take place on the 30th of March 2021 in Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan.