India to help Afghanistan in field of broadcasting

India, which is playing an active role in the reconstruction of Afghanistan, will now also help the war-torn country in capacity building in the field of broadcasting and institutional development.

Last Updated: May 23, 2011, 21:41 PM IST

New Delhi: India, which is playing an
active role in the reconstruction of Afghanistan, will now
also help the war-torn country in capacity building in the
field of broadcasting and institutional development.

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in this regard
will be signed here tomorrow between Information &
Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni and visiting Afghanistan`s
Minister for Information & Culture Sayeed Makhdoom Raheem.

The MoU will also entail cooperation and lending of
Indian expertise in policy development project, press
functioning, content management etc, said sources in the I&B
Ministry.

India is involved in a wide range of sectors there,
identified by the Afghanistan as priority areas for
reconstruction and development.

PTI