Members of the High Peace Council had their first meeting with influential representatives of the Afghan academia. The goal of the cooperation with the academia is to make Afghan university chancellors, professors and students all over the country to participate more actively in the peace process.
The Joint Secretariat’s CEO H.E. Mohammad Masoom Stanekzai, the Second Deputy of the HPC, Mawlawi Attaullah Ludin, and five other HPC members hosted the discussion that took place in the Prime Minister’s compound conference hall in Kabul. Among the guests were the chancellor of Kabul University , the head of the Afghanistan Academy of Science and the chancellors of the Education University, the Medical University, and the Polytechnic University.
Minister Stankezai and Mr. Ludin encouraged their guests to improve the peace culture amongst professors and students. In reply, the academics thanked the HPC for its efforts in establishing peace and offered their support. Kabul university’s chancellor Prof. Hamidullah Amin offered help in behalf of his 16.000 students and 750 professors. He said, “The future leaders in the Afghan society come from the universities—I advise you to listen to them and use their potential and abilities for the future of this country.”
Guests and hosts agreed on establishing a working group. It will consist of two representatives from each university, the Academy of Science and members of the HPC. This group will organize gatherings with professors and students all around the country.