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پیام سفیر جمهوری اسلامی افغانستان مقیم ویانا به مناسبت ارج گذاری 28 اسد روز استقلال کشور

پیام سفیر جمهوری اسلامی افغانستان مقیم ویانا به مناسبت ارج گذاری بیست و هشتم اسد روز استقلال کشور

 

په ویانا کې دافغانستان د اسلامي جمهوریت د سفیر او دایمي استازې پیغام

 

Today marks 100 years of independence for Afghanistan

Holiday Notice – Eid-Ul-Azha

Holiday Notice – Eid-Ul-Azha
We would like to inform you that our Consulate office will remain closed from 12-16 August 2019. Eid Mubarak

 

عید سعید اضحی به تمام مسلمانان جهان و به خصوص به هموطنان شریف ما مبارک

Ambassador Khojesta Fana Ebrahimkhel received ICMPD Regional Coordinator for Silk Routes Region

H.E. Ambassador Khojesta Fana Ebrahimkhel met and congratulated Ms. Sedef Dearing the Regional Coordinator for Silk Routes Region of the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) on her new appointment as the Head of the Secretariat of the Budapest Process.

The Budapest Process is the ICMPD project which is very important and a priority for the mission of Afghanistan in Vienna.  Ambassador Ebrahimkhel expressed her appreciation for continuous engagement and hoped to witness the next phase of the Budapest Process.

During the meeting, Ambassador Ebrahimkhel highlighted the excellent and long-standing relations between ICMPD and the Government of Afghanistan. Afghanistan, like many other countries, counts the ICMPD as one of its stalwart supporters in the area of refugees and migration.

Ambassador Ebrahimkhel was very pleased to hear the many achievements and positive experiences of ICMPD in carrying out two large projects in Afghanistan, namely “Improving Migration Management in the Silk Routes Countries” and “Integrated Border Management in the Silk Routes Countries”.

Ambassador thanked the Regional Coordinator and her dedicated team for the efforts and stated her sincere desire to further strengthen the cordial relations, both personal and official between ICMPD and the Afghan mission.

Vacancy – Personal Assistant to the Ambassador

Vacancy – Personal Assistant to Ambassador

The Embassy and Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in Vienna is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual for the position of Personal Assistant to the Ambassador.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Drafting letters, speeches, documents and emails
  • Managing all incoming and outgoing correspondence
  • Making travel arrangements for the Ambassador
  • Support the Administration Officer with tax refunds and financial matters
  • Assist with event management activities
  • Act as first point of contact for phone calls and general queries.
  • General office management including the maintenance of the Embassy and Ambassador Schedule, gift organization and data management
  • Maintaining the Ambassador’s and the Embassy’s contact lists.
  • Support the Embassy Diplomatic Staff as required.

Qualifications:

  • University degree in political science, international relations, or any other relevant field.
  • 2-3 years substantive experience in relevant positions is preferred.
  • Excellent writing skills in English and German – ability to proofread and edit documents
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to work with others in an international environment.
  • Ability to work with tight deadlines and manage time effectively in a high stress, fast-paced environment and handle multiple assignments simultaneously.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Familiarity with Austrian and Afghan politics, economy, culture and with current issues in bilateral and multilateral relations would be an asset.
  • Clean record, must be able to work legally in Austria
  • Excellent organisational skills and a keen eye for details.
  • Ability to multi-task and work as a team player.

Qualified candidates are kindly asked to forward a CV and Motivation Letter to embassy@afghanistan-vienna.org and sshahidi@afghanistan-vienna.org until 12 October 2019.

Vacancy – Personal Assistant to Ambassador

Vacancy Announcement – Personal Assistant to Ambassador

H.E. Ambassador Khojesta Fana meets with experts on Afghanistan to strengthen bilateral cooperation between Austria and Afghanistan for the upcoming 100 years Independence Anniversary

Today, H.E. Ambassador Khojesta Fana met with former Austrian Ambassadors to Afghanistan, Austrian government officials from the Ministry of Interior and the Federal Ministry of Austria, Directors of Austrian Organisations and experts from the private sector and civil society.

The Ambassador highlighted the excellent and long-standing bilateral relations between Austria and Afghanistan, going back to the 1950s, which have been developed across many sectors ranging from culture to sports and trade.

Fostering the excellent relations with the beautiful host country Austria is certainly a priority for the Embassy of Afghanistan in Vienna, especially in preparation for the upcoming 100 years Independence Anniversary of Afghanistan.

To have a memorable celebration, the Ambassador is supposed to honor those prominent Austrian personalities who have been instrumental to the advancement of Afghanistan’s relation with Austria and contributory to Afghanistan’s bright future.

The Ambassador concluded the meeting by presenting saffron as a token of appreciation to the Austrian friends of Afghanistan. Saffron is the symbol of a changing Afghanistan holding significant economic, trade and investment opportunities.