US Has Appointed a New Envoy to Afghanistan

Elizabeth Jones has previously served as a foreign service officer in Kabul and as the US Deputy Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan...

Kabul – The US Department of State has announced that the US has employed a new representative for better coordination of their colleague’s withdrawal process from Afghanistan, and for their resettlement to America as well.

On Tuesday, October 12, a statement was published by the US State that Elizabeth Jones has been appointed as the new coordinator of the Afghan-American transfer process instead of the former US ambassador, John Bass to Afghanistan.

As the new coordinator, Elizabeth Jones will oversee the complete process of Afghan-American colleagues’ withdrawal, according to the US State.

Jones has previously served as a foreign service officer in Kabul and as the US Deputy Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, and he has been the US ambassador to Kazakhstan for a while as well.

In his new mission, Elizabeth will focus on the facilitation of the withdrawal process and resettlement of the US colleagues.

The efficient coordination with international partners, communicating along with the Senate members of the US, and media will be another part of Jone’s responsibilities.

Earlier, the former ambassador of the US to Afghanistan, John Bass, was responsible for the US and its Afghan colleagues’ process of withdrawal.

Mohammad Shaker Rasa

Mohammad Shaker Rasa is the News Translator and Editor for 8am Daily who has double majors, one in Journalism Faculty from Kabul University and another one in English Literature from CIO (Cambridge International Organization). In addition, he who has been teaching English Language at different academies & universities such as Karwan, and Mashal Universities since 2014 is the Senior English Lecturer at KELC (Kabul English Language Center).

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