New Delhi: Foreign Minister S Jaishankar (MEA S Jayshankar) was virtually present at India’s inter-Afghan ceremonies, which began today. JP Singh, Co-Secretary, Indian, Afghan and Iranian Government Affairs (PIA) of the Indian government was also present in the program.
Representatives from 30 countries are present
Representatives from 30 countries were present at this conversation. Afghanistan has also invited Iran, Pakistan and many Central Asian countries. With this ceremony, talks between Afghanistan and the Taliban began. However, the official Taliban-Afghanistan talks will start from Monday.
India was also present at the time of the US-Taliban agreement
On February 29, the US-Taliban agreement was concluded in Doha, during which P. Kumaran, the representative of India, was present in Qatar.
India is an important ally of Afghanistan
India is an important partner in development work in Afghanistan. India is running many large projects in Afghanistan. This includes the construction of the Indo-Afghan Friendship Dam in Herat as well as the Afghan Parliament in the capital Kabul (Kabul).
Afghan delegation reached Doha
The Afghan delegation arrived in Doha on Friday. The Taliban-Afghan dialogue will be led by Dr Abdullah Abdullah on behalf of the Afghan government. He was appointed chairman of the high-level committee appointed for the talks. It also includes Afghan Foreign Minister Mohammad Hanif Atmar, Special Representative for Peace Affairs Abdul Salam Rahimi on behalf of the Afghan President. Abdullah Abdullah called for a ceasefire for humanity in his speech.
Abdul Ghani Baradar to lead talks on behalf of the Taliban
Abdul Ghani Baradar will lead the dialogue on behalf of the Taliban within the framework of the Taliban-Afghanistan dialogue. Mike R. Pompeo is in Qatar to participate in this conversation.