Mahmoud Saikal (@MahmoudSaikal )

Mahmoud Saikal

Bio Ambassador and Permanent Representative of I.R. of Afghanistan 🇦🇫 to the United Nations 🇺🇳
Location New York, USA
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iPhone : #Afghanistan Deputy Minister of Economy, Ismail Rahimi, was a panelist in #UNECOSOC #DevelopmentCooperationForum The strategic role of dev coop in building sustainable & resilient societies. He presented the efforts, achievements & challenges of Afg in the area of dev coop.

iPhone : Afghanistan Mission chairs 2nd informal consultations on Improvised Explosive Devices #IEDs pursuant to GA resolution 72/36 with a focus on precursor materials, engagement with industry, contribution of standards, best practices & guidelines to mitigating & preventing the IED threat

iPhone : Saddened by the loss of Former EU Parliament Chief Nicole Fontaine. She was a good friend of Afghanistan and our people and stood by us during the difficult times. We will always remember her for her work and the support provided to Afghanistan. Rest in Peace!

iPhone : President @AshrafGhani left for Istanbul, Turkey today to attend the Extraordinary summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Palestine.

iPhone : Discussed the devastating impact of the imposed conflict on the #children of #Afghanistan with Special Representative of the UN Secretay-General for Children & Armed Conflict Ms. Virginia Gamba. Informed her of measures taken by the Afg Govt & urged UN to address the root causes.

iPhone : Congratulated Ambassador Jorge Moragas Sanchez on his appointment as new Permanent Representative of #Spain to the #UnitedNations . Discussed bilateral relations and other issues of mutual interest. Spain is a great partner in the security & development of #Afghanistan

iPhone : Today @ 6th Review of UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy: As a matter of fundamental importance, we hope the review process affords greater attention to the issue of COMPLIANCE. Experience has shown that non-compliance by any country can have broad security implications #UNGCTS

iPhone : Im proud of being the first mission qualified pilot. It is exciting. 1st Lt. Abdul, a UH-60 pilot, and 30 other Afghans graduated last week to become the first #AfghanAirForce Black Hawk mission qualified crews. #ForAFG #AFGStrong #TrainAdviseAssist #ANDSF وزارت دفاع ملی (MoD)

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iPhone : A joint session of the Ulema Summit in Indonesia regarding peace and stability in #Afghanistan overwhelmingly endorsed and shed light on the values of peace under religious beliefs.

iPhone : Pleased to be part of #SDG4 (Quality Education) promotion by attending today a conversation with UN Special Envoy for Global Education Gordon Brown #MakeImpossiblePossible
& playing chess yesterday with World Champion Magnus Carlsen #MagnusPlaysUN

iPhone : Proud of our interns Tolbert(Uganda), Jillian(US), Sombul (India) & Pavel(Russia) who finished their term today with a touch of proactive/creative diplomacy at Afghanistan Mission. Their diversity enriched our work & I am thankful for their contribution.

iPhone : This evening Afghanistan Mission #CEDAW candidate Ms Zohra Rasekh explained her motives for tireless campaign for elimination of discrimination against #women & promised UN member states that if elected she will seek positive change in the work of CEDAW in favor of all women & girls

iPhone : I had very good discussions with Assistant Secretary General for Human Rights Andrew Gilmour on Afghanistan penal code, actions against torture, reduction of civilian casualties, equality and additional measures that reduce violence against women.