H.E. Shaida Mohammad Abdali met in his office with the President of FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO) Ms. Archana Garodia Gupta today.
Ms. Gupta accompanied by FLO Vice Chairperson Ms. Vavsi Bharat Ram called upon Ambassador Abdali to discuss the progress in the arrangements previously made between the Afghan mission in New Delhi and the organisation.
During the meeting, Ambassador Abdali was accompanied by the embassy’s Economic Counselor Mr. Syed Mujtaba Ahmadi and Press Secretary Mr. Zubair Juenda.
Ambassador Abdali welcoming the FLO President thanked her for organizing a fruitful event for the Afghan First Lady while she visited New Delhi early this year.
The two sides discussed and exchanged views on issues related to the areas of cooperation between the organization and Afghan women.
The Afghan mission and the said organization early this year discussed expanding relations between FLO and Afghan women. Under the arrangements discussed FLO will assist Afghanistan’s relevant institutions in the area of women empowerment in socio-economic field and provide them with trainings as well as ground for education and skill development.
Ms. Gupta informed the Afghan Ambassador of the exhibitions called FLO Bazar due to take place in some major India cities, in which the organization consider to allot space stalls for a number of Afghan women.
The Afghan Ambassador thanking Ms. Gupta said that the embassy’s relevant section will follow up on the issue.
The FLO President also briefed the Afghan Ambassador on a SAARC Exhibition due to be held later this year, sharing their desire to extend invitation to the Afghan First Lady.
Both sides agreed that the mission and the organization will follow up on the issues and remain in regular contact.