Uzbek Ambassador visited AISS


On April 20th Ambassador of the Republic of Uzbekistan, H.E Ambassador Yadgar Shadmanov and two other Uzbek Officials from the Uzbekistan embassy visited Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) and held a meeting with AISS representatives, Mujtaba Ayan and Reza Mohammadi. Both sides exchanged views on different issues pertaining to Afghanistan and the regional. H.E Ambassador Yadgar Shadmanov and AISS representatives also discussed the

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Roundtable Panel on “Afghanistan’s Regional Dynamics & Expectations”


On Saturday, April 16, 2016, the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) held a round-table on “Afghanistan’s Regional Dynamics & Expectations”.  The discussion was attended by the Afghan government officials, civil society activists, representatives of foreign embassies in Kabul, political experts, academia and media.
The speakers in the roundtable were General Karimi, former Chief of Staff, Afghanistan, Dr Nasir Andisha,

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AISS Designs Nowruz Calendar


On the occasion of “Herat Day” and convening the international symposium on “Mīr ‘Ali-Shir Nava’i ” in Kabul,  the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) releases its specially-designed Nowruz calendar.  This calendar highlights important days and events of those nations and cultures that celebrate Nowruz from China, Armenia, India, Iraq to Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan and Tajikistan and a dozens more natio

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SAARC Chamber of Commerce and industry delegation visited AISS


On 12 April 2016, SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SAARC CCI) delegation visited the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS). The delegation comprised of 22 high-level members of SAARC from member States, Afghanistan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Maldives and Bhutan.
The purpose of this visit by SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SAARC CCI) members was to visit a reputable research and think tank org

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High Tea with Ambassador of Turkish H.E. Ambassador Ali Sait Akin


The Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) was pleased to host Turkish Ambassador, H.E. Ali Sait Akin, in Kabul as part of the “High Tea with the Ambassador” lecture series.

Government officials, members of parliament, academia as well as civil society activists attended the event.

In his welcoming remarks AISS Director, Dr. Davood Moradian highlighted the important historical relations between Turkey and Afghani

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