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China delivers equipment to Kabul University

China delivers equipment to Kabul University

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Feb 08, 2012 - 19:59

KABULinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon): China on Wednesday provided equipment worth 63 million afghanis ($1,279,190) to the Ministry of Higher Educationinfo-icon, an official said.

The assistance included laptop and desktop computers, photo state machines, printers, scanners and projectors, Kabul University director Hamidullah Amin told journalists.

He added the projectors and other equipment would be used during lectures and other training programmes next solar yearinfo-icon.  He said China had also promised to construct a building for the Chinese literature department and a guesthouse for foreign visiting teachers on the university campus.  

Amin said the Chinese literature department was established four years ago and 14 students graduated from the department this Afghan year.

He said they had inked an agreement with Beijing University on teaching Pashtoinfo-icon and Dari languages to students there.

Chinese ambassador to Afghanistaninfo-icon, Xu Feihong, said he was happy over the improving academic capacity of Kabul University. He added the equipment provided to Kabul University was assistance. 

He said they wanted Afghan and Chinese students to increase contacts with each other and become familiar with cultures and languages of the two nations.

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