On January 21, 2021 Mr. Omar Aziz, Chargé d’affaires ad interim of the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in the Republic of Kazakhstan, met with Mr. Magaui Sarbasov, Director of “Otandastar” Fund at the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.
During the meeting, were discussed issues concerning the Kazakh diaspora in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. He noted that the people of Afghanistan and Kazakhstan are historical brothers and expressed great interest in this organization. Otandastar was established on the initiative of El basy Nursultan Nazarbayev and is his visionary and wise policy. In addition, Mr. Omar Aziz expressed his concern about the fact that many families have been historically torn apart and had to move to other countries due to the difficulties. Now, thanks to the Otandastar Foundation, there is an opportunity to reunite with their families again.
Mr. Omar Aziz expressed his readiness for the further, close cooperation between the embassy and the foundation, also the need to create an Afghan-Kazakh community, including the appointment of one representative to continue to work with our embassy and with the foundation, through which the cultural and sporting events can be held to unite the two peoples. Chargé d’affaires expressed his willingness to cooperate with the organization and noted that there are many aspects to work together.