Her Excellency Rula Ghani, Afghanistan’s first lady visits Oslo for the first time
Her Excellency Rula Ghani was invited by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, for an Official visit to Oslo.
Her Excellency Rula Ghani arrived in Oslo on Saturday 22 November 2014, to participate in the opening session of Oslo Symposium on Women’s Right and Empowerment in Afghanistan. On the side line of the Oslo symposium Her Excellency Rula Ghani, hold separate meetings with Norwegian Prime Minister, Erna Solberg, Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Borge Brende, H.E. Catherine M. Russell, United States Ambassador at Large for Global Women’s Issues, Mr. Daniel Feldman, United State Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, United States Senator Robert P. Casey and H.E. Ambassador Melanne Verveer, Executive Director, Georgetown University, Institute for Women Peace and Security on issues relating to Afghanistan’s relation with the international community, women, children and internally displaced people in Afghanistan.
At the end of her official stay in Oslo, Her Excellency Rula Ghani, also visited Afghanistan Embassy in Norway and had a friendly introduction with the Embassy’s staff.