As a part of the India-China joint training programme, the training of Afghan diplomats will start from today.
During an unofficial summit between the Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi held in April at Wuhan city in China, the joint training initiative is now being held.
According to the Ministry of External Affairs, the first India-China Joint Training Programme for a group of Afghan Diplomats will begin from 15 to 26 October.
Prior to their training session, 10 Afghan diplomats who will participate in the training programme has been hosted by Vinay Kumar, Indian Ambassador to Afghanistan as a part of the trilateral cooperation between Afghanistan, China and India.
The joint training programme is being held after an understanding of such a cooperation was reached during an informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping held in April at China’s Wuhan city.