Posted on December 30, 2015

The State of Qatar and the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan have- signed a Memorandum of Understanding connected to educational areas between the two countries. The MoU was signed by HE the Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr. Mohammed bin Abdul Wahed Al-Hammadi who is also Secretary General of the Supreme Education Council and Afghanistan's Minister of Education Dr. Assad Hanif Balkhi who is currently on a several days' visit to Qatar.

This came at a meeting held today between Dr. Al-Hammadi and the visiting Afghani minister and his accompanying delegation. During the meeting they discussed aspects of mutual cooperation between the two countries in the field of education and means of developing them. The memorandum dealt with aspects of mutual cooperation between the two countries and the exchange of expertise, experiences and visits as well as the best practices in the education sector.

The meeting was attended by Charge d'Affaires at the Embassy of Afghanistan in Doha Dr. Muhammad Qasim Himmat and a number of officials from the Supreme Education Council.