Chairman of the HCNR Abdullah Abdullah praises Herat for continued support for peace and hospitality, as he exchanged view with local officials and civil society representatives in Herat Friday, Nov. 13, 2020 [Photo: Abdullah/Twitter]

HERAT, Afghanistan – Chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation (HCNR) Abdullah Abdullah praised “Herat for continued support for peace and hospitality”, as he exchanged view with local officials and civil society representatives in Herat Friday.

On Friday morning, Abdullah headed to Herat province in a bid to discuss ongoing peace process with local authorities and civil society activists.

“Exchange views with official, representatives, civil society & people of Heart on the #AfghanPeaceProcess, peace talks in Doha, regional diplomacy for peace & high level of violence during the talks,” he said in a tweet.

Abdullah did not provide further details on his trip, but said he “thank the people of Herat for their continued support for peace & hospitality.”

“Arrived in #Herat Prov. to attend the Herat Security Dialogue 9 on #AfghanPeaceProcess organized by @AISS_Afg, & exchange views with the officials, representatives, civil society, Ulema & women of western region on peace efforts, talks in Doha & regional peace diplomacy,” the tweet added.

This came after the HCNR Chairman wrapped several international trips to Pakistan, India, Iran, and recently to Uzbekistan on Afghan peace process, amid struggle on peace talks between the Afghan and Taliban negotiating teams in Qatari capital Doha.