Pres. Ghani off to Istanbul to attend Heart of Asia conference
Leading a high-level delegation,
President Ghani left Kabul earlier today, December 08, for Istanbul in Turkey to
attend the 8th summit of the Heart of Asia – Istanbul Process
In a statement published by the
Presidential office, it is stated that President Ghani met with officials from
various countries by attending and speaking at the meeting of the Heart of Asia
in Istanbul, Turkey.
Issuing a statement, the presidential
palace said that Ghani will meet with officials of various countries on the
sidelines of the conference.
The Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process
(HoA-IP) was founded on November 2nd, 2011 in Istanbul, Turkey.
This platform was established to
address the shared challenges and interests of Afghanistan and its neighbors
and regional partners.
The Heart of Asia is comprised of 15
participating countries, 17 supporting countries, and 12 supporting regional
and international organizations.