Kabul [Afghanistan], Jan 10 (ANI): Reaffirming support to the war-torn country, the newly-appointed US Ambassador to Afghanistan John Bass has assured to build "a peaceful, secure, and prosperous future for all Afghans."
"I look forward to working with everyone in this society, inside and outside government, to build a peaceful, secure, and prosperous future for all Afghans. So you may live and raise your families, in peace and dignity," reported Khaama Press, quoting Bass, as saying.
"Our work is often challenging, and when we face it together, we succeed," the US Ambassador added, "I am committed to strengthening our strategic partnership to improve peace and security, increasing trade and economic development, and fighting corruption and narcotics trafficking. I'm also committed to supporting Afghan efforts to promote education, gender equality, human rights, and the rule of law."