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QUESTION NO.†2580 SPECIAL PROJECT IN AFGHANISTAN

August 09, 2018

RAJYA SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.2580
TO BE ANSWERED ON 09.08.2018

SPECIAL PROJECT IN AFGHANISTAN

†2580. SHRI LAL SINH VADODIA:

Will the Minister of EXTERNAL AFFAIRS be pleased to state:

(a) whether it is a fact that India and China have jointly agreed to identify a special project in Afghanistan in the field of capacity building;

(b) if so, whether Government has taken any step, so far, in this regard; and

(c) if so, the details thereof and if not, reasons therefor?

ANSWER
THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
[GEN. (DR) V. K. SINGH (RETD)]

(a) to (c) During the Informal Summit between Prime Minister and the Chinese President in Wuhan (27-28 April) earlier this year, the two leaders discussed the possibility of cooperation between India and China in Afghanistan. Both sides have agreed to undertake joint capacity building programme for Afghan diplomats in India and China later this year.

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