On May 24, Chief Executive of I.R. of Afghanistan H.E. Dr. Abdullah Abdullah met with the United Nations Secretary-General Mr. Ban Ki-moon on the sidelines of the World Humanitarian Summit at Istanbul, Turkey. Humanitarian issues, including challenges facing Afghanistan and the efforts by the National Unity Government along with the role of the UN were discussed.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon meets with H.E. Ambassador Mahmoud Saikal and Two Afghan cyclists, Mr. Nader Shah Nangarhari and Mr. Firoz Khan, are a father and son team, who started their biking tour around the world in July 2015. Calling their mission a journey of peace and solidarity, they have cycled from Istanbul and across Europe. They put an Afghan Chapan on the Secretary-General
Statement by H.E. Mahmoud Saikal Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to the United Nations at the High-level Signature Ceremony for Paris Agreement April 22, 2016 NEW YORK