H.E. Dr. Farooq Wardak, Minister of Education
H.E. Dr. Farooq Wardak, Minister of Education, was in Japan from March 23rd to the 29th in order to speak with Japanese officials about their continued support for Afghanistan’s education sector. During his interviews with NHK, Yomiuri Shimbun, and Asahi Shimbun, H.E. Minister Wardak explained that Education is one of Afghanistan’s key areas of focus, and that Education holds the key to enabling all other sectors to develop.
H.E. Minister also heads the Technical Committee in charge of logistical planning for the upcoming National Consultative Peace Jirga. H.E. The Minister emphasized that the Peace Jirga will be an all inclusive, representative body that will allow a unified voice to speak on the future of the peace process.