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Saudi to grant USD 5mn to Afghan health sector

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Saudi to grant USD 5mn to Afghan health sector

The Saudi government has pledged USD 5mn in aid to Afghan health sector under an agreement signed between Afghan Public Health Minister Dr. Fairozuddin Fairoz and Saudi Ambassador in Kabul Mesfer bin Abdul Rahman Al-Ghaseb.

The aid money will go towards construction of buildings for a hospital in Nangarhar, two intermediate medical institutes in Paktia, a training program for 100 nurses in the eastern zone and purchasing 35 ambulances.

Ambassador Mesfer bin Abdul Rahman Al-Ghaseb said the Saudi government would continue assisting Afghanistan in areas of education and development projects.

He added that other agreements worth USD 19mn would soon be signed with the Afghan government.

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