KABUL, Feb. 06 -Mawlawi Abdul Kabir, Political Deputy Prime Minister of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, met this evening with Deborah Leoynes, UN Special Representative for Afghanistan, at the Presidential Palace.
Deborah Lions appreciated the Islamic Emirate for its cooperation with the relevant UN agencies in Afghanistan.
and observed good progress made in working with relevant departments in the fields of health, education and banking.
Referring to attracting more international assistance and cooperation to the Afghan banking system, she said: “We welcome the reopening of universities and schools to girls in the spring of the new year.”
Deborah Lions added: “The European Union is helping to improve the situation of teachers by € 50 million and we are working with the international community to raise $ 4.4 billion in humanitarian aid, much of which will be spent on community development.
She also expressed concern over the disappearance of a number of Afghan girls and called on the Islamic Emirate to try and reunite with their families.
Mawlawi Abdul Kabir, Deputy Prime Minister for Political Affairs, praised the efforts of the UN Special Representative for assistance and cooperation in Afghanistan.
Responding to concerns about the disappearance of a number of women, he said that “we are working to find them and assured the cooperation of the relevant departments in this regard.”