AT-KABUL: The Croatian President, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović on Sunday called on the Chief Executive Officer, Abdullah Abdullah.
According a press statement issued by the CEO office, the Croatian President congratulated Abdullah on formation of the National Unity Government (NUG), and said her country wants enhanced ties with Kabul. “I know Dr. Abdullah for past several years and I am happy that I meet him as the CEO of Afghanistan. I am here to announce support of my country to Afghanistan,” she said. “There are good opportunities ahead for Afghanistan’s improvement and we are ready to help this country in different sectors,” the Croatian President added.
She thanked the Croatian troops for their mission in Afghanistan, and said their cooperation will continue. She also said that Mufti of Croatia accompanies her in this trip and Muslims of her country support them in their mission in Afghanistan.
The CEO welcomed the Croatian President and lauded the role of Croatian troops in NATO’s Resolute Support mission.
“Afghanistan had lost several opportunities in the past. The NUG is committed to use the remaining opportunities and is eager to strengthen its ties with international allies of Afghanistan,” Abdullah said.
Hinting at security situation, the CEO said spring offensive of militants has started but the security forces are defending the national sovereignty in different parts of the country.
The two sides termed improvement in media as one of the main and biggest achievements of Afghanistan in past 14 years, and stressed that these achievements should be maintained.
Abdullah said the NUG is committed to keep the achievements of the past years, particularly freedom of expression, and will support media in this regard.