Kazakhstan Ambassador Visits AISS


On Monday, October 22, 2018, H.E. Mr. Alimkhan Yessengeldiyev, Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Afghanistan, visited the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) and met with the director general of AISS. During this meeting, both sides exchanged views on ongoing political, security, economic and regional developments. Both discussed the importance of interregional dialogue for the peace and development in Afghanistan.

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Round-table on Recent Mine Contracts Signed by Ministry of Mines and Petroleum


On Thursday, October 11, 2018, the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) held a roundtable discussion “comprehensive review of the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum’s recent contracts”. Distinguished academics, economic experts, civil society members, and media representatives attended the event.

At the beginning of the program, Mr. Ajmal Ahmadi, senior adv

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AISS Holds Lecture on “Sri Lanka's Experience in Counter-Insurgency and Peace Process”


On Thursday, 4 October 2018 the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS); held lecture on “Sri Lanka's Experience in Counter-Insurgency and Peace Process”. Distinguished academics, military experts, civil society members and media representatives, ambassadors and diplomats were attended the event. The purpose of this programmme was review of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka’s expe

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Inauguration of Khwaja Nizam al-Mulk Conference Hall


On Tuesday, October 2, 2018, the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) inaugurated its Khwaja Nizam al-Mulk Tusi Conference Hall with the presence of its staffs. Khwaja Nizam al-Mulk Tusi was born on April 10, 1018 in a small village named Radkan, near Tus, in Iran, to a family of farmers. Nizam al-Mulk was not his real name. It was an honorary title conferred upon him by his Saljuq master, Alp Arslan, after

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AISS organizes the forth round of ”Herat and Politics”


On Wednesday, September 26, 2018, AISS regional office held the forth Herat and Politics Conference series. The theme for this round was “Elections and the Future of Democracy.” In this one-day conference, three panels were conducted: 1) Elections: Challenges and Opportunities. 2) Media and different categories of voters and 3) Pathology of Candidates, Parliament and the representatives of People in Afghan Parliament.

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