An Analytical Workshop on Establishing Business Incubator Center for Kabul University and other Universities at KU
The consultative meeting for the establishment of Business Incubator Center on Sunday, 4th of Jan 2021; with the participation of the Deputy Minister of Academic Affairs of the Ministry of Higher Education, Chancellor and Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs of Kabul University, representatives of ATRA, Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technology, Ministry of Commerce and Industries and Kabul Medical University, Director and officials of National Policy Research Center of Kabul University was held in the meeting hall of this center.
In this meeting, which was organized by the order of the Exclusive President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan on establishing Business Incubator Center at Kabul University and other universities, Prof. Abdul Tawab Balakarzai Deputy Minister of Higher Education, Prof. Dr. M. Osman Babury Chancellor of Kabul University, representatives of the Ministry of Communications and Technology Information, ATRA Office and the Ministry of Trade and Industry spoke and each with the development of contemporary science in the world and the need to upgrade Afghanistan's academic institutions emphasized on the need to establish a business incubation center in the country's universities, especially in Kabul University.
Prof. Abdul Tawab Balakarzai Deputy Minister of Higher Education talked about how to create and strengthen research centers, employing professors and academic staff of universities to do research, publish academic books, consulting, and …………… He said that during the establishment to such a center; first; its effectiveness should be evaluated and then, by agreeing based on the facts and needs of the society on the one side and measuring the better capacities in the existing sectors on the other hand, a comprehensive and efficient model should be created and gradually tried to be implemented. He announced the readiness on behalf of the Ministry of Higher Education and promised to cooperate during the establishment of the Incubation Center at Kabul University and other universities.
Prof. Dr. M. Osman Babury Chancellor of Kabul University spoke in this program and said: "As Kabul University has a high and special position in the country, with the development and expansion of entrepreneurship, trade and economy, it should be in the forefront in creating such centers and it is important to work seriously and fundamentally to achieve this important goal. Dr. Babury expressed his satisfaction with the presidential order on the establishment of this center in Kabul University and other universities and emphasized on the purposeful work and effort in this field. Therefore; the purpose of holding this workshop was to analyze the condition and ground for a suitable plan to establish a business incubation center with the cooperation of its essential partners.
Then, the participants of this program each presented their ideas, suggestions, resources and findings about the necessity and creation of an incubation center, and expressed their interest and support for creating this center and creating a comprehensive model, as a result; it was decided to form an advisory board including representatives of relevant institutions and departments has been established alongside with the Kabul University to begin practical work on the establishment of this center.