ADB to give Afghanistan $233m over 5 years

ANI | Updated: Nov 25, 2017 20:26 IST

Kabul [Afghanistan], Nov 25 (ANI): Afghanistan will be getting around USD 223 million in aid from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) over the next five years to improve the living condition in the country.

The Tolo News quoted ADB officials as saying that the aid will go towards improving agriculture, energy, infrastructure and natural resources in Afghanistan, besides it aims to provide better living conditions and equal opportunities for both men and women in the country.

The financial aid will also support the private sector to help boost economic growth in the country.

"We continue to work on infrastructure, energy, agriculture and natural resources and also on transport sector and the thing we want help the government and the people of Afghanistan to achieve is to provide men and women in Afghanistan with better opportunities," ADB official said.

The ADB being one of the major aid providers to Afghanistan will launch major development programmes next year. (ANI)

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