Herat Security Dialogue-VII

Logistical Information

Held on: 26-27 October 2018

VISA

AISS made arrangement with Afghanistan Ministry of Foreign Affairs to issue Afghan Visa to the conference participants, upon presenting AISS invitation letter. In exceptional cases, the visa can be arranged upon arrival at the Kabul Airport.

AIRPORT PICK-UP

AISS logistic team warm welcomes you and will receive you at the airport. They will guide you to the correct vehicle and assist with luggage. Our AISS team will hold a sign with the AISS logo, so please make sure that you look for the person with this sign as soon as you leave the baggage pickup/customs area.

If you do not see an AISS representative immediately, please wait a few minutes at the information desk of the arrival terminal. In case you cannot find the desk or miss the pick-up service, please contact (mobile: 0780327759), liaison officers at the airport. Please also note, DO NOT TAKE A TAXI before speaking to the Conference Team for safety and security reasons and as AISS will not be able to reimburse you. 

ACCOMOODATION (Kabul- Herat-Kabul)

AISS will arrange accommodation during your stay in Kabul as well as in Herat. You will be informed about further logistical details on arrival. This includes for the guests who arrive in Kabul prior to the conference and those need to stay in Kabul after the conference.   

TRANSPORTATION-DOMESTIC FLIGHTS

AISS will arrange for local transportation of participants both in Kabul and Herat. We also provide all guests with the domestic flight ticket from Kabul to Herat and back.

MEALS

AISS will provide meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) before and during the conference. Please note that laundry, international calls and bar service will be on your own.

CONFERENCE ID CARDS AND NAME TAGS

Participants are requested to wear their ID cards at all times for security reasons. There will be a name tag in the conference package and the conference adopts a free seating practice except for our panelists. Please take your name tags with you for Plenary Sessions and place it on your chosen desk, and don’t forget to take it with you when you leave panel.

LANGUAGE SERVICE

AISS will provide all guests with simultaneous translation for the all Farsi-Pashto speeches and panels.

WEATHER

Herat weather in October is pleasant with nice evenings, as temperatures are between 21° and 22° degrees.

WI-FI

Free Wi-Fi is available in your hotels (Kabul-Herat) for all the participants.

TRAVEL AND HEALTH INSURANCE

Participants are responsible for purchasing their own travel and emergency medical health insurance policies, and at their own cost.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Office of Communication and Protocol:
Phones: +93 (0) 202232806

Mobile/Viber: +93 (0) 780327759

Email: staha@aiss.af