President's Words
Geographically located at the heart of Asia and a historical gateway to the Indian subcontinent, Afghanistan is poised to function as an Asian Roundabout. It is not aid, but market access, transit investment and regional cooperation that we seek to assume our rightful place in the rank of developmental states and countries and serve as an anchor of international and regional stability.


Brief of President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani’s Remarks on the 18th Occasion of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)
10 Jun 2018

Third, we are witnessing the emergence of a regional consensus on the need for a stable and connected Afghanistan.

Remarks by President Ghani at the 20th JCMB Meeting
08 Jul 2017

It is a distinct pleasure to welcome you to this JCMB and to thank you for your empathy and commitment.

Remarks by President Ghani at the 6th Ministerial Conference of the Heart of Asia - Istanbul Process (HoA)
04 Dec 2016

Heart of Asia is meeting at a time of great opportunity and significant threats for Afghanistan, with Asia-wide and global implications. Taking stock of the...

Remarks by President Ghani at the Global Sustainable Transport Conference
26 Nov 2016

I’d like to congratulate Turkmenistan for following up on the “Ashgabat Declaration”. It was merely two years ago that the “Ashgabat Conference...

Remarks by President Ghani at the Brussels Conference on Afghanistan
05 Oct 2016

It is a privilege to express the heartfelt thanks of the Afghan nation.  Knowing the sorrow that follows from war and the loneliness of displacement...

Remarks by President Ghani at the Afghan Women Empowerment Program
04 Oct 2016

Afghan women are profiles in courage. There is a booklet in front of you. It is case studies of a number of leading women farmer, Ms. Nazira Rahman...

Speech by President Ghani at Warsaw Summit
09 Jul 2016

Thank you for the opportunity to provide an Afghan perspective on NATO, threats to our interconnected world and our efforts to