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Formal meeting (oral evidence session): Government policy on Afghanistan

Foreign Affairs Committee
Government policy on Afghanistan

Tuesday 7 December 2021

Start times: 2.00pm (private) 3.00pm (public)


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The session will focus on the FCDO’s conduct of the evacuation effort from Afghanistan and planning for the withdrawal of international forces. 

Sir Laurie Bristow served as Ambassador to Afghanistan from June 2021, and ran an FCDO Transition Task Force on Afghanistan. Sir Laurie will appear alongside Sir Philip Barton, the Permanent Under-Secretary at the FCDO, and Nigel Casey, Director for Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iran Directorate in the FCDO.

Meeting details

At 3.00pm: Oral evidence
Inquiry Government policy on Afghanistan
Permanent Under-Secretary at Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
Prime Minister’s Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan and Director for Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iran Directorate (APID) at Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
Former British Ambassador to Afghanistan

Location

Room 16, Palace of Westminster

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