Monday, April 03, 2017

Turnbull signs Afghan agreement - Sky News

Malcolm Turnbull has pledged Australia's ongoing support for Afghanistan and signed a $320 million development agreement, during an historic visit by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani.

However Mr Turnbull turned on a warmer welcome saying Australia would remain focused on helping Afghanistan in its efforts to become more prosperous, secure and self-reliant.

The pair signed a memorandum of understanding for the Afghanistan-Australia development partnership worth $320 million over four years to 2020.

The two countries will co-operate on infrastructure, education and employment of women and girls, agriculture and water management, training of Afghan civil servants and anti-corruption initiatives. - Read More

Turnbull signs Afghan agreement - Sky News


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