Returning to New York over Memorial Day

See and Buy Beautiful Afghan Rugs.

Come 'in person' or with a 'virtual showing'

*** All New York City Covid-19 protocols will be observed ***


The Afghan Artisan Rug Pop-up supports the mission of USAID

to help provide jobs and create stability for artisans in Afghanistan.

Choose from the highest quality hand-knotted rugs in a wide range of

colors sizes and designs. You can buy these rugs at very low prices

which are being sold directly from the makers in Afghanistan.


Can't be there in person? Signup for a private ZOOM session with a

videographer and a member of our expert team to select your rugs.


Thank to our supporters. These icons will take you to their sites for more information

The Afghan Artisan Rug Pop-up is produced by the Kabul Carpet Export Center. KCEC is a project of USAID, created to support the women weavers in Afghanistan who wove the carpets featured at this event. KCEC is organized with the support of USAID, the United States

Agency for International Development, which is funded through the generous support of the

American people. The Afghan American Chamber of Commerce (AACC) is the leading organization facilitating U.S.-Afghanistan business, investment, and trade ties through its Matchmaking Conferences and related activities. The Consulate General of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan delivers consulate services and supports the rights of Afghans living in the USA.


Happy New Year

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نوی کال مو مبارک

Happy New Year

The Consulate General of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in New York hosted an online discussion about holding an exhibition of Afghan products and looking for ways to grow Saffron investment, production, and sales as well as other products.
The online meeting which was attended by USAID Administrative Deputy and his colleagues discussed the growth and introduction of Afghan Saffron in the United States. As a result of this meeting, everyone involved, expressed their views to pave the way for holding programs to introduce Afghan products.

Mr. Zelgai Sajad the Consul General of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in New York met with Mr. Reyhan Özgür the Consul General of Republic of Turkey.
In this meeting they discussed the establishment of 100-year diplomatic relations between the two friendly countries and the initiation of cultural relations and the holding of various occasions between Afghans and Turks living in New York.

The Consul General Mr. Sajad, virtually met with Ms. Wazma Wardak Hassan, one of the board members of the (Afghan Americans of New York).
In this meeting, Ms. Wazma stated that they are establishing an institution that will help disadvantaged Afghans living in New York. They also would like to participate in many Afghan cultural events in the future.
Mr. Sajad welcomed the establishment of such an institution and assured the assistance of the Afghan Consulate General in coordination with other organizations and charities that assist Afghans living in New York

in collaboration with the office of “Women for Afghan Women” with the presence of Ms. Roya Rahmani Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in Washington DC as the keynote speaker, discussed the importance of the Afghan-American women role in on going Peace Negotiations.

The Afghan government’s continued efforts in commitment to supporting the role and position of women in Peace Negotiations.

The Participants praised the achievements of Afghan women in Peace Negotiations in various fields and stressed this progressive trend must be maintained.

Now you can get all the services in the ID section online:

New Tazkira

Obtaining a replacement of lost of stolen

Adding Surname

Renewing or Attaching Photo

Name Correction

Age Correction

Tazkira Verification

Place of Birth Correction

After the process of completing your documents in in Afghanistan, you can receive a new Tazkira from this Consulate.

The Afghanistan Consulate General in New York, in collaboration with the AACC and the KCEC, hosted a virtual meeting on how to conduct an online Afghan carpet exhibition.
In this online discussion, participants discussed their successful experience of holding such an exhibition, as well as how we can transfer that experience to other vendors of Afghan products.

The Consulate General of Afghanistan in New York hosted an online meeting for some of Afghan people living in New York via an online meeting, today.
Activities of Afghans living in New York and their ongoing cooperation with Afghans inside Afghanistan were discussed in this online meeting.
The meeting also provided a clear framework for how to use the experiences and scientific researches of Afghans living in New York to Afghans living in Afghanistan.

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