Professor Hamidullah Farooqi, the Chancellor of Kabul University and Advisor of Chief Minister in Higher Education Affairs of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan; has met with the World Bank Board

Professor Hamidullah Farooqi, the Chancellor of Kabul University and Advisor of Chief Minister in Higher Education Affairs of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan; has met with the World Bank Board at 9:00 am on Thursday, August 1st 2019. In this meeting both sides discussed on (HEDP) activities and negotiations were held to continue the World Bank's cooperation with Kabul University.

During this meeting, the chancellor of Kabul University welcomed the presence of the honorable delegation of the World Bank in this University and welcomed its cooperation with the government of Afghanistan, in particular the assistance and successful implementation of Kabul University's qualities and quantities development programs was appreciated. The meeting was also attended by the honorable Dr. Mohammad Naeem Azimi vice chancellor of Academic affairs at Kabul University, Mrs. Roshan Abinzer and Mrs. Palwasha head and member of World Bank Board and several other colleagues. The University of Kabul was remarkable and praised the effective implementation of its programs and praised the wise and compassionate leadership of the Kabul University Presidency and their team. At the meeting, Kabul University officials and the World Bank Board also discussed some of the scientific-research and project implementation issues, and World Bank officials announced further assistance and assistance from the department to implement and advance university programs. 

On the other hand, Kabul University, considering the strategic plans of the University and expecting their independence and self-sufficiency, the specific qualitative and quantitative development needs of the University, especially in terms of capacity building of professors, technological needs, providing the appropriate context for the cultural development of research as a whole. Implementation of knowledge and revenue sources for the university, adoption of basic measures for smart benchmarking (SMART) and provision of e-Governance areas in the university provided specific recommendations to the World Bank Board, which is pleased with the World Bank officials. They pledged that in the next World Bank program, Afghanistan's higher education sector and its academic institutions, in particular the university will be a significant and high-capacity institution that will continue to provide all necessary assistance and facilitate by 2022. That was met with gratitude and applause from Kabul University.