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His Excellency President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani travelled to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s capital Riyadh to, on behalf of the people and Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, attend the January 25th burial ceremony of His Majesty King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, who passed away at the age of 90. H.E. President Ghani expressed His deepest commiserations to Saudi Arabia and to the family of His Late Majesty in this time of grief. H.E. added that Afghans will always remember H.M. King Abdullah, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, as a great supporter of the Afghan peace process. Chief Executive Officer Dr. Abdullah Abdullah and other high ranking Afghan Government officials also communicated their sincere condolences. Former President, His Excellency Hamid Karzai accompanied with H.E. President Ghani to Riyadh. H.E. President Ghani also met with the new King His Majesty Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, in order to extend His sincere condolences and future cooperation between the two countries was discussed.
Previously, on January the 15th, H.E. President Ghani attended a two-day official state visit to the United Arab Emirates where the Government of Afghanistan signed a Strategic Partnership Charter. Afghanistan’s National Security Adviser The Honorable Mr. Mohammad Hanif Atmar and the UAE’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs His Excellency Dr. Anwar Mohammed Gargash signed the Strategic Partnership Charter in the presence of Their Excellencies President Ghani and Vice-President and Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. The signing of the Charter will further increase the two countries’ bilateral relations in all areas, particularly in the fields of development, economy and trade.
H.E. President Ghani communicated Afghanistan’s desire to learn from the UAE's successful experiences in the areas of governance, socio-economic advancement as well as in technological and infrastructure development. H.E. Sheikh Mohammed promised that UAE will assist Afghanistan through training state officials and will support the reconciliation process of returning members of insurgent groups back into the community and expressed His enthusiasm about investment and economic activities that are occurring in Afghanistan. Also discussed was Afghanistan’s increasing strategic opportunity to act as a transportation and economic bridge between the UAE, India and China. Such an opportunity reflects Afghanistan’s evolving future role as a partner of mutual benefit within the broader region as well as with the world. Furthermore, H.E. President Ghani met with the Head and members of the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and discussed investment opportunities in the areas of mining, telecommunications, agriculture and aviation which highlights Afghanistan’s increasing economic ties with global partners.