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Afghanistan, Pakistan to join a venture in the field of higher education

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Afghanistan, Pakistan to join a venture in the field of higher education

Afghanistan and Pakistan officials have agreed on collaborating in the field of higher education by embarking on a joint venture, which will be finalized with the approval of both countries.

The agreement was made between Afghan Ambassador Omar Zakhilwal and Pakistan’s Higher Education Commission Chairman Dr.Mukhtar Ahmed during a meeting on Sunday in Islamabad.

Zakhilwal welcomed the decision and said it would help strengthen the bilateral ties between the two governments and also bring peoples of the two countries closer.

The HEC chairman said the venture would help improve the quality of higher education, curriculum development and teacher training in Afghanistan.

Dr. Ahmed briefed the delegates on HEC’s initiatives and achievements over the last 13 years, saying the government’s commitment to promoting higher education and a considerable increase in funding had brought remarkable changes to the sector.

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