Inauguration of the Joint India-China Training Program for Afghan Diplomats
NEW DELHI - The first joint cooperation of India-China; the training program for the Afghan diplomats was launched in the presence of Mohammad Khairullah Azad, the Charge De Affairs of Embassy of I. R. of Afghanistan in New Delhi on Oct 15, 2018.
Held at Foreign Service Institute (FSI), the first batch of 10 diplomats from Afghanistan began this training.
H.E. Salahuddin Rabbani in his message which was delivered by Mr. Azad extended his gratitude to governments of China and India for assisting Afghanistan in building capacities of the Afghan diplomats and added: “We believe that Afghanistan is a good venue for creating an atmosphere of common understanding and shaping environment for bilateral and multilateral cooperation and this joint program of India-China for Afghan diplomats can be a good example to the regional cooperation,”
Lauding India’s role in building overall capacities in Afghanistan, the message of H.E. Rabbani said that the cooperation of India has been the most fundamental one for rebuilding Afghanistan.
The initiative of joint India-China training program for Afghan diplomats was part of an understanding reached between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping in Wuhan in April 2018.
These diplomats will be in Delhi till October 26 before going to China for further training.