High Peace Council
Date: February 22, 2011
In the Name of Allah the most Merciful the most compassionate
Kabul, Afghanistan: Based on
the invitation of the Turkey Government, A delegation led by H.E. Burhanudin Rabani the
Chairman of the High Peace Council and former president of Afghanistan departed to Turkey
for a four days official visit.
The high level delegation will have a series of meetings, in the historical City of Anqara, with H.E. Abdullah Gul. president of Republic of Turkey, H.E. RajabTayeb Erdogan, The Prime Minister , H.E Dr. Ahmet Dawood Oglu the foreign Minister and H.E. Mehmet Ali Sahin the speaker of the Turkey parliament.
The purpose of this trip is to strengthen the relations between two countries in various aspects. The Republic of Turkey a country that has close religious and cultural ties with Afghanistan can play an important role in the Afghan Peace, reconciliations and reintegration process. The High Peace Council welcomes any peaceful efforts made by the Turkey Government and request more support for a durable peace in Afghanistan and the region.
The high peace council is established based on the recommendations of the National consultative Peace Jirga and the purpose of this council is to restore enduring peace in the country. The peace program is an Afghan led programme and is implanted by Afghans. This is a transparent process which will at no means create any concerns among the international community and the neighboring countries. Supporting this process will result in successful hand over of security responsibilities to Afghans .The high peace council invites all the insurgents to join the peace process and play an important role in reconstruction of the countryand put an end to the current problems in the country.