Acting Minister of National Defense meets recently appointed British ambassador

Lt. Gen. Tariq Shah Bahrami, acting Minister of National Defense met with Nicholas Kay, newly appointed United Kingdom ambassador for Afghanistan.

In the meeting held at the Afghan Defense Ministry, both sides exchanged their view points about the political and military developments in Afghanistan as well as training and education of the Afghan National Army personnel.

Appreciating UK’s assistance in various fields particularly in counter-terrorism, Mr. Bahrami briefed the ambassador on four-year development plan of the Afghan National Army and security status of the country.

Meanwhile, Sir Nicholas Kay British Ambassador reaffirmed United Kingdom’s commitment in providing higher education opportunities to the Afghan National Army cadres and high ranking officials. He further added that England will remain a partner of Afghanistan.