Haryana to train Afghan babus

Saturday 29th November 2014 04:40 EST

New Delhi: Afghan civil servants will now be trained at the Jindal University at Sonipat in Haryana. The university will welcome the first batch of senior Afghan civil servants in the next few months.

These civil servants coming from Afghanistan hold the ranks of director general to deputy directors in various Afghan government ministries. "These civil servants will be trained ... in topics like leadership, human resource management, law and justice, organisational change, good governance and post-conflict institution building," it said. Ashraf Haidari, deputy chief of mission of the Afghan embassy here, was quoted as saying that the current focus in Kabul was to strengthen civilian institutions.

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