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India is teaching the Taliban how to run an economy


Mar 15, 2023

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In its work to remain engaged with the Taliban, India has invited officials of the Afghanistan government to attend a crash course on its culture, legislation, and company climate.

The 4-day virtual course, Immersing with Indian Thoughts, started yesterday (March 14). India’s ministry of external affairs has organized the course by means of the Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode below the aegis of the India Technical and Financial Cooperation Programme (ITEC), a bilateral help programme of the Indian government.

“All these functioning for the existing government can acquire the on the web coaching just after a procedure of choice by relevant authorities,” a March 14 Bloomberg report quoted Suhail Shaheen as saying. Shaheen is a senior Taliban diplomat in Doha, Qatar, exactly where the Taliban has a political workplace.

Notably, India hasn’t formally recognized the Taliban regime in Afghanistan considering that it seized energy in 2021 following months of violence. It did, having said that, re-open its embassy in Kabul final year.

What will the Taliban understand?

The course on India will give the participants with an chance to realize the financial atmosphere and cultural heritage of the nation, amongst other items.

“India’s uniqueness lies in its unity in diversity which tends to make it appear like a complicated space for outsiders. This programme facilitates a deeper understanding of the latent order inside the apparent chaos that will assistance foreign officials and executives achieve a deeper understanding and appreciation of India’s company atmosphere,” the course synopsis study.

Delegates from nations other than Afghanistan are also attending the course. There will be up to 30 participants—a mix of government officials, senior management executives, and entrepreneurs—according to ITEC’s site.

“This technical help could be the beginning point of a bigger humanitarian and help package of India to the Taliban,” Farid Mamundzay, Afghanistan’s ambassador in New Delhi, told Bloomberg.

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