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M. Ashraf Haidari
"Beyond the 2009 Elections: Time for a Renewed Partnership with Afghanistan"

Wednesday, September 16
Whitley Auditorium, 7:00 p.m.

Haidari is the political counselor from the Afghanistan Embassy in Washington, DC. He works in diplomatic relations between Afghanistan and the United States Congress. He will talk about the important issues in Afghanistan today, including American intervention and the quality of life and condition of the people there.

Biography

Mr. M. Ashraf Haidari is the political counselor, acting defense attache, and spokesman of the Embassy of Afghanistan in Washington, DC. He directly assists the Ambassador in his administration and diplomatic responsibilities, helping maintain bilateral relations with the United States Administration and Congress.

As the Head of the Political Affairs Department, Mr. Haidari has effectively managed coalition affairs; overseen non-resident diplomatic relations with Brazil and Colombia; and coordinated Afghanistan's diplomatic, defense, development, and law enforcement relations with the relevant institutions of the U.S. government and the Washington-based, missions of the Coalition and non-resident countries.

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Ticket Information

 Admission is free and a ticket is not required.