about the embassy
The United Arab Emirates and the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan have shared diplomatic relations and common.
interests since the early 1970's. In 2002, Afghanistan appointed its Charge d’Affaires for re-establishing diplomatic relations and in 2004 His Excellency Abdul Farid Zikria became the first full-fledged Ambassador to the UAE.
In 2003 a bilateral exchange of land took place between the two sides and Afghanistan was provided approximately 3 acres of land in Abu Dhabi's Diplomatic Embassy area, Section Number 44.
Following the planning and design stage for the construction, the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan allocated a generous budget to build one of its most prominent embassies in Abu Dhabi. On August 24th, 2006 a contract was signed with Al-Diyar General Construction to initiate construction of the Embassy.Today, the Embassy of Afghanistan in Abu Dhabi is one of the largest Afghan embassies in the world. Close diplomatic relations between Afghanistan and the UAE. His Excellency Dr. Najibullah Mojadidi has represented Afghanistan in the UAE from 2010 to 2015. Ambassador Abdul Farid Zikria has been appointed once again as the Ambassador of I.R. of Afghanistan in Abu Dhabi in January of 2016.
The diplomatic mission aims to further develop and improve relations both politically and economically -- encouraging business, investment and a long term relationship,between Afghanistan and the UAE.