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BAAG: Brining the Humanitarian Community Together

Ambassador Jawad and Shamim Jawad hosted an afternoon tea for British and Irish Agencies Afghanistan Group (BAAG). The networking and advocacy agency was founded in 1987 aiming to aid humanitarian and development programmes in Afghanistan. Among the attendees were representatives ...

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Haggis, Poetry and Biryani: The Afghan Diaspora Celebrates Burns Night

 To celebrate Afghan and Scottish literary traditions and to aid cross-cultural understanding, members of Scotland’s Afghan community invited local Scots and local Afghans for a “Burns Supper” featuring the ancient poems of Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi and Robert Burns. The ...

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Remarks of Ambassador Jawad at Burn’s Night commemorating Robert Burns and Mawlana Janal ud Din Mohammad Balkhi (Rumi) in Glasgow Scotland

Rt. Hon. Bob Doris, Councillor Jennifer Laydon, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is an honour to be here tonight to celebrate the work of Burns and Rumi, the bonds of friendship between Afghanistan and Scotland, and our shared heritage. I want ...

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Afghan Embassy Celebrating Afghanistan-UK Military Partnership

To convey the message of gratitude of the Afghan people and government for the sacrifices of the British Army in Afghanistan, and to celebrate the joint military accomplishments, the Embassy hosted a reception for the leadership of Her Majesty’s Armed ...

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Remarks of Ambassador Jawad at Dinner in Honour of Afghan-UK Military Partnership

Remarks Dinner in Honour of Afghan-UK Military Partnership Ambassador Said T. Jawad November 22nd, 2017 Gloucester Millennium Hotel London, United Kingdom   Ambassadors, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, Dear Friends, Thank you for joining us to celebrate the UK-Afghan Military Partnership. ...

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Ambassador Jawad pays tribute to Nancy Hatch Dupree at London memorial

“A nation stays alive if its culture stays alive”   Nancy Hatch Dupree, who passed away aged 89 on the 10th of September 2017, was an American archivist, author and champion of Afghanistan. A woman of courage, she famously defied communists, ...

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Ambassador Jawad met with Afghan Students of Chevening Scholarship Programme

On October 20, The Embassy hosted afternoon tea for the newly arrived 2017/2018 Chevening Scholars in South Kensington. This year 8 Afghan men and 7 Afghan women received the prestigious scholarship funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) to ...

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98th Anniversary of the Restitution of the Independence of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

On September 27, the Embassy celebrated the 98th anniversary of the independence of Afghanistan at the Institute of Directors (IoD) in London with a lovely autumn evening of speeches, music and traditional Afghan food. During the event, Afghan Ambassador to the United ...

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98th Independence Day and Eid ul Adha celebrated at the Embassy of Afghanistan in London

The Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in London celebrated 98th Independence Day and Eid-ul-Adha with the Afghan diaspora community in London on 30th of August 2017. Speaking at the event, HE Ambassador Jawad sent his warmest wishes to ...

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Ambassador Jawad met with General Sir Nick Carter, Chief of the General Staff of the British Army

Ambassador Said Tayeb Jawad in London met with General Sir Nicholas Patrick “Nick” Carter, Chief of the General Staff of the British Army. With foreign forces ending their military missions in Afghanistan, continued UK support, particularly to the Marshal Fahim Military ...

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