The Minister of Mines and Petroleum, Wahidullah Shahrani, signed two Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) in Sheberghan with the United States government for work related to Afghanistan’s natural gas industry.
Under an agreement signed on Saturday, the International Development Association (IDA), the World Bank’s concessional lending arm, will provide $55 million to assist Afghan youth to advance their skills through technical and vocational education.
The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) on Saturday launched the first-ever job fair in the country to provide information regarding vacant posts at health facilities for the educated youth and new graduates across Afghanistan.
The Afghan New Year is also the start of farming season in most parts of the country. What Afghanistan can offer in agriculture sector was evident at the Farmers’ Day Fair, held at Badam Bagh in Kabul.
Indian would provide grant assistance for the establishment of a national mining institute in the Kabul in near future, Hamid Karzai’s office said on Sunday.
Finance Minister on Wednesday left for India at the head of a delegation to attend the 46th annual meetings of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Board of Governors.