Ambassador Soroosh Speaks at a Virtual Program on the International Women’s Day
Ottawa- March 7, 2021
Ambassador Hassan Soroosh spoke at a virtual program hosted by the Toronto-based Afghan Network for Social Services to celebrate International Women’s Day.
Other speakers included the Honorable MP Salma Zahid, the Honorable Commissioner Rahima Zarifi from the Independent Election Commission of Afghanistan as well as a number of human rights activists and experts from Afghanistan, Canada and the United States.
Ambassador Soroosh spoke about the overall efforts and achievements in the areas of women’s empowerment and women’s rights in Afghanistan and conveyed the people and government of Afghanistan’s appreciation for Canada’s continued assistance to important and promising areas of women’s empowerment, health and education in Afghanistan. Ambassador Soroosh also thanked all the Canadian friends of Afghanistan within the parliament and civil society as well as the Afghan Canadian community for their continued commitment to advocating for women’s empowerment in Afghanistan.