CVA Country Councillor Profile – Dr Said Gul Safi of Afghanistan

Q1. Tell us about you, your family and where you live?
Me and my family live in Kabul City, Afghanistan

Q2. What is your favourite food?
Meat and vegetables

Q3. Do you have any favourite music?
National Music

Q4. What is your favourite sport?

Q5. Tell us in a paragraph what your current veterinary position is.
President of Afghanistan Veterinary Association (AVA), Councillor and Executive committee member of Federation of Asian Veterinary Association (FAVA) and Councillor for Asia and Oceania, World Veterinary Association (WVA).

Q6. What influenced you to become a veterinarian?
I was not interested to be a veterinarian, but in intern examination after High school the university put me in the Veterinary Faculty.

Q7. What do you enjoy most about being a veterinarian?
Nationwide service even to very remote areas in the country as private veterinary services which really cover the entire community.

Q8. What are some of the main challenges for you and your national veterinary association?
There are a lot especially with government departments to convince them to take care of public concerns.

Q9. How do you communicate to your organisation about the CVA and its activities?
During Seminars, workshops, national congress and email.

Q10. How do you think the CVA can assist you in your Councillor Role?
We are satisfied with CVA educational program but we need their attention to help us in some country’s visa to attend the council and congress of CVA.