Denmark vows continued cooperation with Afghanistan
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan is interested to benefit from the experience of Denmark in area of vocational and higher education, President Ashraf Ghani said on Thursday during a meeting with Danish Foreign Minister Kristian Jensen.
A statement from the Presidential Palace in Kabul said Danish Foreign Minister Kristian Jensen, who arrived in Kabul at the head of a delegation, called on President Ghani at the Presidential Palace before noon.
The two sides conferred on relations between the two countries in various fields, the statement said, quoting President Ghani as thanking Demark for its cooperation with Afghanistan in various fields.
The president praised Danish troops for serving in Afghanistan under NATO command and their efforts to counter terrorism in the country.
Ghani said Afghanistan wanted to benefit from the experience of Denmark in the fields of vocational and higher education.
On behalf of his country, the Danish foreign minister assured the Afghan leader of his country’s continued cooperation with Afghanistan.
The two sides also talked about problems being faced by Afghan migrants in Europe and the Danish foreign minister promised help in finding jobs for Afghan migrants after their return to home country by promoting vocational education.
Meanwhile, Kristian Jensen was also called on Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah, a statement from the CEO’s office said. The two discussed latest changes in political and security situations, electoral reforms, holding elections, anti-corruption campaign and continued cooperation between the two countries.
The statement quoted the Danish foreign minister saying that his country would continue to help bring peace and stability to Afghanistan.
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