Invitation to Press Conference: Governor of Helmand Province Mangal and Foreign Minister Paet


No. 58-TT

Tomorrow, 9 November, Foreign Minister Urmas Paet will meet with Governor of Helmand Province in Afghanistan Gulab Mangal. At the meeting, they will discuss Estonia-Afghanistan bilateral relations and Estonia’s development co-operation in Helmand Province. Other topics to be addressed are the security and political situation in Afghanistan, including the organisation of parliamentary elections and the election results in Helmand Province. The Afghanistan government’s Peace and Reintegration Programme and developments in the reconciliation process will also be discussed.

Governor of Helmand Province Mangal also has meetings scheduled with members of Riigikogu and representatives of the Foreign Ministry and Defence Ministry. Governor Mangal will also take place in the international conference “Women, Peace and Security – the Afghan View” taking place in Tallinn.


Foreign Minister Urmas Paet and Governor of Afghanistan’s Helmand Province Gulab Mangal will give a joint press conference in the Foreign Ministry’s press centre at 15.45 on Tuesday, 9 November.

Attention journalists!

If you would like to attend the press conference, please let the Foreign Ministry press centre know at centre@mfa.eeor by phone at 637 7630 by Monday, 8 November at 17.00 at the latest.
We ask that you arrive no later than 15.35 on 9 November. Enter the Foreign MInistry’s B-annexe from the visitor’s entrance at Lauteri 2 and don’t forget to bring a photo ID!

+372 637 7654


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