Indonesian Ambassador to Afghanistan, Arief Rachman, said after the visit of Indonesian President Joko Widodo to Afghanistan last January, Indonesian Jusuf Kalla is scheduled to visit Afghanistan on February 28. Arief Rachman to media in Jakarta, on Wednesday (14/2) explained that the Vice President will visit Kabul as a special guest in Kabul Peace Process which is initiated by the government of Afghanistan.
Arief Rahman said, “Several days ago, there was Afghanistan’s ulema who came here to meet with Indonesian Ulema Council. They came to hold a meeting wih ulema of Pakistan, and they also plan to hold a bigger meeting with some countries. For the visit of Mr. Vice president, I think Mr. Vice President or Foreign Affairs Minister have conveyed that President Ashraf Ghani had invited the Vice President as a special guest to a ttend an event on February 28, namely Peace Kabul Process. Peace Kabul Process is a peace process which is initiated by the government of Afghanistan.”
In addition, figures and related communities’ groups consisting of 24 representatives of neighboring countries will also attend the event. However, Arief Rachman said that those countries will only become observers in the conference. In the meeting, the government ofAfghanistan and internal figures from various parties will have a dialog to discuss concrete steps to realize peace. Afghanistan is a country which is still hit by prolonged civil conflict. (VOI/REZHA/YATI/AHM)