New York, 22 May 2018 - H.E. Ismail Rahimi, Deputy Minister of Economy participated to the ECOSOC

New York, 22 May 2018 - H.E. Ismail Rahimi, Deputy Minister of Economy of Afghanistan, participated today as a panelist to Session 7 of the ECOSOC Development Cooperation Forum, titled "The strategic role of development cooperation in building sustainable and resilient societies".

The discussion revolved around key recommendations for action by different development cooperation actors and by the Forum itself, as well as recommendations and inputs to the upcoming High-level Political Forum 2018, the central platform for discussing the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals.

Deputy Minister Rahimi presented the efforts, achievements, and challenges of Afghanistan in the area of development cooperation, highlighting the work done by the Government in increasing transparency and efficiency to enable the country's path towards sustainable development and prosperity.