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46 Afghan aviation personnel sent to India for training

Updated: Jul 20, 2016 14:01 IST

Kabul, July 20 (ANI): Afghanistan has sent a group of 46 aviation personnel to India to participate in technical and professional training.

A spokesman for the Civil Aviation Authority, Qasim Rahimi, confirmed the deployment of 46 aviation personnel for training to India, reports the Khaama Press.

Rahimi said the aviation personnel will resume their work in the airports of the country after they complete their training.

He pointed out that the Afghan government is looking to boost the capacity of the aviation personnel since taking over the responsibility of the Afghan air space from the U.S. forces six months ago.

India has played a key role in the capacity building of the Afghan government personnel, specifically the security personnel.

Reports suggest that hundreds of Afghan National Army (ANA) cadets have completed their studies in India besides the country has provided thousands of scholarships for the Afghan university students. (ANI)