India builds National Institute of Mining in Afghanistan



By MEENA HASEEB - 06 May 2013, 9:00 am Khaama Press

A delegation of the Indian government officials during their meeting with the Afghan president Hamid Karzai agreed to construct a national institute of mining in Afghanistan.

The officials during their meeting with president Karzai also discussed India's cooperation in mining exploration and other related issues.

A statement released by presidential palace media office said, the construction of national institute of mining is part of India's reconstruction fund to Afghanistan.

In the meantime Indian ambassador to Afghanistan has said that the construction work of the mining institute will be launched in the near future.

The construction of national institute of mining was proposed by Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh during his last visit to Afghanistan.

Afghan presidnential palace following its statemetn also added that Subramaniam Ramadorai, Chief of the TATA Transporation Company and Adviser to the Prime Minister of India in the National Council on Skill Development expressed his interest in investing in natural resources of Afghanistan.

President Karzai also vowed provide necessary facilities for the investment of India in Afghanistan.