Ismatulla Irgashev meets with the Director of the Center for Afghanistan Studies
Special Representative of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan for Afghanistan, Ismatulla Irgashev, met with the Director of the Center for Afghanistan Studies at the University of Nebraska Omaha, Sher Jan Ahmadzai.
At the meeting, Uzbekistan’s efforts on resolving the Afghan crisis, priority directions of Uzbekistan’s policy for the economic recovery of Afghanistan were discussed.
The Director of the Center highly appreciated the policy pursued by President Shavkat Mirziyoyev on the broad integration of Afghanistan into the regional process, providing practical assistance for full implementation of various infrastructure projects initiated by Uzbekistan in the country.
Taking into account the relevance of Tashkent’s actions in the Afghan direction, their focused and targeted nature, as well as the importance of close cooperation with the countries of the region, Sher Jan Ahmadzai informed about the decision to expand the format of the Center’s activities with an emphasis on Afghanistan – Central Asia direction.
An agreement has been reached on supporting by the Center of the efforts of Uzbekistan in the educational sphere, in particular, on training Afghan national personnel on the basis of the Educational Center in the city of Termez.
Mutual interest was expressed in establishing close relations between the Center for Afghanistan Studies and the expert circles of Uzbekistan specializing on Afghanistan.