1. The research of the national image is based on the public awareness and focuses on the survey and description of the overall image of the country.
2. Report on the National Image of Afghanistan 2019 is based on surveys in 9 provinces of Afghanistan, covering its main regions and ethnic groups.
3. The national image of Afghanistan is based on the views of its people: Afghanistan is the state which its people are proud of. It is friendly to other countries and contributes to maintaining world peace. Moreover, it fully devotes itself to the development of world in history and in modern times. It, however, neither serves as a leader regionally nor globally.
4. The national image of other states in the eyes of Afghan people: The main friendly neighbors are China, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, yet these countries are not wellrecognized by the public; Pakistan is the most aggressive neighbor to Afghanistan; China, Pakistan and Iran are the main regional leaders among its neighbors; The United States is the most important country for peace in the region and for world peace, the country that has contributed most to the world, historically and currently, but also the world leader and the most aggressive country; India, China, Uzbekistan, the United States and Iran, by contrast, are trustworthy countries, but recognition is generally low.