Mehwar: Geneva Conference Discussed with Analysts
Afghanistan’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Haneef Atmar on Monday opened the two-day 2020 Geneva Conference on Afghanistan where he said that “peace efforts should lead to a reduction in violence in the country.”
Atmar said that without a peace deal, the Afghan government has released thousands Taliban prisoners, but “violence is still high in Afghanistan.”
The 2020 Afghanistan Conference is the last pledging conference of the Transformation Decade (2015-24), which aims to take the country towards self-reliance, and is expected to renew the international community and Afghan commitments to the development and stability of Afghanistan up to 2024.
In this program, host Yaser Abrar discusses the topic with following panelists.
Mustafa Mastour, former economy minister
Abdullah Ahmadzai, the Asia Foundation's county representative in Afghanistan
Nasir Ahmad Andisha, the Permanent Representative of Afghanistan to the United Nations