UAE pledges support to Afghanistan in areas of transit trade and education
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ambassador to Kabul, Yousuf Saif Seba Al Ali, met with President Ashraf Ghani today in the Presidential Palace.
Ambassador Ali assured that his country was committed to fulfill the promises made to President Ghani during his visit to UAE in January of this year.
He said that his country would continue its support to Kabul University and Sheikh Zayed University in Khost province and added that his country would assist in the establishment of the House of Fatwa in Afghanistan.
He further added that his country was working on a scholarship program for 100 Afghan students and said that 10 employees from the Ministry of Higher Education would be sent to UAE for trainings.
In the areas of trade, he assured that his country was committed to turning the Hamid Karzai International Airport into a transit center for Central Asia trade to help strengthen the country’s economy.
President Ghani welcomed UAE’s support and demanded support for Afghan traders and investors in UAE.
A recreational park was inaugurated on Monday in Rahman Mina area of Kabul city. According to Pajhwok Afghan News (PAN),
New structures for 12 vocational institutes would be built next year in Kabul, Mazar-e-Sharif, Kunduz and Paktika at a cost
A new campus for technical and vocational training and education (TVET) was officially opened in Takhta-Pul, approximately eight kilometres west