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War, lawlessness behind unemployment: Oryakhel

War, lawlessness behind unemployment: Oryakhel

Oct 13, 2015 - 20:27

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The Minister for Labour, Social Affairs, Martyrs and Disabled on Tuesday cited the war and lawlessness as major factors behind the growing unemployment in the country.

Testifying before the Meshrano Jirgainfo-icon or Senate after being summoned, Nasrin Oryakhel told senators that insecurity was the major reason of unemployment besides drug addiction and corruption.

The minister was summoned to answer questions from lawmakers about unemployment, corruption, reforms and problems facing families of martyrs and the disabled.

She said there were 150,000 trained skilled workers in Afghanistaninfo-icon, but western and neighboring countries did not approve their certificates as skilled workers.

Oryakhel acknowledged widespread corruption in her ministry’s department dealing with disabled, martyrs and retired persons. She, however, said the corruption had been controlled to a great extent.

She informed disabled persons and families of martyrs would receive their stipends through banks in future to ensure transparency and control corruption.

The minister said 600 disabled persons who held two cards had been caught and introduced to the attorney’s office.




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