On Thursday, 04 July 2019, H.E. Ambassador Khojesta Fana Ebrahimkhel presented her Letters of Credence to His Excellency Mr Borut Pahor, President of the Republic of Slovenia. This marked the establishment of official diplomatic relations between the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and the Republic of Slovenia and the starting point of her tenure as non-resident Ambassador of Afghanistan to Slovenia.
H.E. Ambassador Ebrahimkhel conveyed H.E. President Ghani’s strong commitment for enhancing the bilateral relations between Afghanistan and Slovenia and pledged her full cooperation to strengthen their friendly relations. The Republic of Slovenia was honored to have the first Afghan women Ambassador to their country.
Afghanistan is an important country for Slovenia, especially in the area of security. Slovenian High-Level representatives from the Ministry of Defense paid numerous visits to Afghanistan and a new visit is planned soon.
Ambassador Ebrahimkhel spoke at length on the achievements of Afghanistan in the past 17 years. The last years have delivered Afghanistan at the doorstep of peace. Afghanistan is giving huge importance in guaranteeing women’s rights in this process and reiterates its continued support to an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace and reconciliation process. Afghanistan is optimist about a prosperous future in the country.