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UK plans to create more than 50,000 jobs in Afghanistan

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UK plans to create more than 50,000 jobs in Afghanistan

uk flagThe United Kingdom has given their commitment to creating more than 50,000 jobs for Afghan men and women in the textile, agriculture and business sectors of the economy.

“UK support in Afghanistan has already brought major improvements over the last decade. We have been clear that we will continue to stand alongside Afghans as they shape their country beyond military drawdown, with development commitment already committed to 2017,” Pajhwok Afghan News quotes International Secretary Justine Greening.

She added that the Department for International Development (DFID) has recognized the elimination of violence against women important for the growth of the country and is determined to help Afghan women and girls play a role in shaping their country.

She called on the government to increase efforts towards curbing corruption and upholding women’s rights.

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