H.E. Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, President of I.R. Afghanistan Attended the Opening Ceremony of 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games Held on 17th September 2017 in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.
President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Mohammad Ashraf Ghani was accompanied by H.E. Salahuddin Rabbani Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Mohammad Hanif Atmar National Security Advisor, H.E. Eklil Hakimi Minister of Finance, Dr. M. Homayoun Qayoumi Advisor to the President on Infrastructure, Mr. Shakir Kargar Special Representative of the President for the Central Asian States and several high level delegation.
Afghan President was warmly received by H.E. President of Turkmenistan at Ashgabat international airport.
On the sideline of the ceremony Afghan President met H.E. Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov President of Turkmenistan where they discussed related bilateral issues.
After the opening ceremony of the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games, President of I.R. Afghanistan and the Afghan delegation left Ashgabat.
238 Afghan athletes in 17 sports disciplines participating in the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games.