President Ghani, UNAMA Chief Discuss Peace, COVID-19

President Ashraf Ghani in a virtual meeting with Deborah Lyons, the newly-appointed UN Secretary General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan discussed a range of issues pertaining to joint efforts to contain COVID-19, the Afghan peace process, regional connectivity and upcoming Geneva Conference, a presidential statement said.

The UN Secretary General’s Special Representative expressed happiness over assuming another significant responsibility in Afghanistan and said she would work to focus on Afghan government’s priorities, political issues, peace process as well as efforts to tackle with coronavirus.

Deborah Lyons said a new chapter of cooperation between the government of Afghanistan and the United Nations would enable the organization and the UN Security Council to work jointly and cohesively with the government to address the critical challenges faced by the country, the statement added.

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