Official name of country: Republic of Iceland
Capital: Reykjavik
Official language: Icelandic
Population: 319 756 (2008 estimate)
Size: 103 001 square kilometers
Currency: ISK (Icelandic krona)
Form of government: Republic
Head of state: President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson
Head of government: Sigurður Ingi Jóhannsson

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Iceland hosts international peace conference
Afghanistan was one of the main areas of interest when over 200 people from around the world gathered in Iceland’s capitol, Reykjavik, to discuss how to ensure that women are included in formal as well as informal peace processes.

Read more (7.01.2009)
Ambassador Ludin leaves for new posting in Canada
After spending two years in Oslo, Ambassador Jawed Ludin was awarded a new posting. On June 2nd, he officially left his position as Afghanistan’s ambassador to the Nordic countries, to represent his country in Canada.

Read more (6.12.2009)
President Karzai meets with Nordic foreign ministers
Press release attributable to the Embassy of Afghanistan to the Nordic countries.
Paris, June 13th, 2008

Read more (6.13.2008)
Dr Spanta takes part in Roundtable with Nordic State Secretaries
During his official visit in Sweden, the Foreign Minister of Afghanistan, H.E. Dr. Rangin Dadfar Spanta took part in a roundtable discussion with the State Secretaries for Foreign Affairs and Defense from the five Nordic countries. Below is a transcript of Minister Spanta's statement from the meeting at the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs in  Stockholm, Sweden on February 27th, 2008.

Read more (2.27.2008)
Foreign Minister of Afghanistan visits the Nordic countries
H.E. Minister of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan, Dr Rangin Dadfar Spanta, will visit Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark in week 9 and 10.

Read more (2.19.2008)

Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Oslo
Gange-Rolvs gate 5  -  0244 Oslo  -  Norway  -  Phone: + 47 22 12 35 70

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