Dec 03, Colombo: Afghanistan would use the successful experiences of the world countries, especially Sri Lanka's to bring long lasting peace, the war-torn country's leader said.
President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani made this remark at a meeting with outgoing Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Kabul Gagan P. Bulathsinghala, Tuesday morning at the Presidential Palace in Kabul.
At the farewell meeting President Ghani extended gratitude to Ambassador Bulathsinghala for his endeavors during his mission in Afghanistan to further consolidate and expand relations between Afghanistan and Sri Lanka at political, economic and cultural areas, a statement from the President's Palace said.
The Statement said the Sri Lankan Ambassador expressed delight over his mission in Afghanistan and lauded the president's efforts for Afghanistan economic development, ending war, and restoring peace and stability to the country.
He added that Sri Lanka once had gone through a dark time of conflict, but now peace prevails in the country.
President Ghani has said peace is top priority of Afghanistan and main demand of the Afghan people. He has added that "Afghanistan will take advantage of the copious experience of other countries, particularly Sri Lanka, for bringing sustainable peace to the country."