Denmark pledges to continue assistance to Afghanistan

by Wadsam | November 6, 2013 5:42 am

Denmark[1]The government of Denmark has pledged $100 million in annual aid to Afghanistan for a period of five years.

The Danish Minister for Development Cooperation, Christian Friis Bach announced the aid package during his meeting with Helmand Governor Mohammad Naeem.

Bach said the major portion of the aid would be spent towards eduction, police, agriculture sector and women’s rights projects in Afghanistan.

Meanwhile, Governor Naeem lauded Denmark’s cooperation with Afghanistan and said the government and people Denmark provided assistance in various sectors of Afghanistan during the past 12 years.

On his unannounced visit, Bach visited an agriculture exhibition in southern Helmand province and vowed to support the agriculture sector of Helmand province.

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