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.