The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

 

Afghanistan3

Capital

Kabul

Population

32,564,342  (2015 estimate)

Area

652,864 km2 

Languages

Dari, Pashto

Government

President – H.E. Mr. Ashraf Ghani

Chief Executive Officer – H.E. Mr. Abdullah Abdullah

Foreign Minister – H.E. Mr. Salahuddin Rabbani

 

National Day

18 August – Independence Day

H.E. Mr. Mosud Mannan ndc presented his Credentials to H.E. Mr. Hamid Karzai, Former President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan on 22 April 2014 in Kabul.

Afghanistan is Bangladesh’s regional neighbour and a fellow member of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC). Bangladesh has cordial relations with the government of Afghanistan and Bangladeshi non-governmental organizations are (NGOs) active in Afghan reconstruction efforts.

Bangladesh exports jute, ceramics, and pharmaceutical products to Afghanistan. Both countries express interest to extend cooperation.

 

Agreements and Protocols signed between the People’s Republic of Bangladesh and the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

 

  1. Cultural cooperation agreement between the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh and the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.

(Signed on 15 March, 1975)

     2. Cultural, Educational and Scientific Exchange Programme between   the Government of the People’s Republic of     Bangladesh and the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan for the years 2011-2014 in conformity with Cultural Agreement signed on 15 March, 1975.

 

Bangladesh Embassy in Tashkent is concurrently accredited to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.