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Women in Government Program

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Women-in-Government-programAn intensive six-month internship training program was launched today at the Afghanistan Institute for Rural Development (AIRD/MRRD) entitled “PROMOTE: Women in Government Program’’.

 

Addressing those at the inauguration ceremony of the internship program Mr. Mukhtar Ghafarzoy, Executive Director of the Afghanistan Institute for Rural Development emphasized the importance of women in government internship program and asked the cooperation of the relevant agency with the trainers of this program.

The six-month intensive leadership development program where 130 university graduated women trainees will be trained is funded by the U.S Government under the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Pledging necessary cooperation with the program, Ms. Richardson Deputy Chief of Party of Chemonics International termed the program as very important in term of women capacity building.