American University of Afghanistan (AUAF), Balkh University and Herat University represented Afghanistan in the 9th Annual Middle East Vis Pre-Moot on 5th-9th March, 2019 in Riffa, Bahrain hosted by Royal University for Woman and in the 16th Annual Willem C. Vis (East) International Commercial Arbitration Moot-Hong Kong amongst 136 participatingteams from around the world on 31March- 7 April 2019.

At the pre-moot among 17 teams competing from the region (Afghanistan, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Kuwait, Lebanon, Myanmar, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Tunisia, and United Arab Emirates), Afghanistan was honored with the following achievements and honorable mentions:

• American University of Afghanistan and Herat University made it to the quarterfinals and Herat University made it to the Semi-finals; and
• Parisa Sikandari received Best Claimant Oralist Award (Herat University)

Honorable Mentions:

• Farida Raziqi for remarkable performance as Claimant Oralist (Herat University);
• AogayAlozai Wardak for remarkable performance as Claimant Oralist (AUAF); and 
• DuniyaStanikzai and AVAN won and were recognized as Spirit of the Moot for their endless efforts in establishing and expanding Vis Moot program in Afghanistan.

AVAN is proud and thankful of all the Afghan Teams and their endless efforts.Congratulations on the well-deserved achievements!