Administering Reform in Afghanistan
A conversation with:
Dr. M Humayon Qayoumi
Chief Adviser to the President
Republic of Afghanistan
Dr. Frederick Starr
Chairman of Central Asia-Caucus Institute
School of Advanced International Studies
Johns Hopkins University
Dr. Bharath Gopalaswamy
Director, South Asia Center
The National Unity Government has brought forth a wave of fundamental reforms in Afghanistan. The Afghan government presented a series of comprehensive reforms during the Brussels Conference that focused on the implementation of projects to develop infrastructure, technology, and human capital. The projects aim to lead Afghanistan toward self-reliance while enhancing regional cooperation and connectivity. In this discussion, Dr. Qayoumi will expound on Afghanistan’s reform agenda and current political developments in the country. The conversation will highlight progress Afghanistan has made in lifting per capita income, encouraging merit-based appointments, and formulating multi-sector development councils for economic coordination.
Please join the Atlantic Council on November 4, 2016 at 12:00 pm for a discussion with Chief Adviser to President Ashraf Ghani, Dr. M Humayon Qayoumi, moderated by Dr. Frederick Starr, Chairman, Central Asia-Caucus Institute. In this discussion, Dr. Qayoumi will discuss Afghanistan’s reform agenda and current political developments in the country.