The Union Cabinet chaired by PM Narendra Modi on 18 December 2018, has approved for the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Afghanistan on cooperation in the field of human resource development.
The MoU would facilitate students and faculty of Educational Institutions in Afghanistan to register and use the SWAYAM Courses. It would also facilitate them to upload on SWAYAM, the courses developed in Afghanistan.
Under the MoU, the required training to students and faculty from Afghanistan would be imparted by the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development.
The MoU is believed to promote student mobility under Study in India program, by attracting more foreign students to come and study in Afghan Institutions.
Largest City: Kabul
Official Languages: Dari and Pashto
President: Ashraf Ghani