February 6th 2018
The ITRCA Team in Kabul consisting of Nasrat Khalid, Saboor Mobarez, Nasratullah Ghafoori, Abidullah Zarghoon and Nasir Meerkhail met with the H.E. Shahzad Aryobee the minister of Information and Communications Technology (MCIT). The discussion was very promising and optimistic for research and innovation sector in Afghanistan. The discussion amongst other issues discussed the below:
The ministry is working on many policies and laws for Afghanistan’s ICT sector improvement and is open to consultation with public and institutions. ITRCA team promised that we would look into the completed and draft documents and provide insight from experts and the general public.
The minister persuaded the team on the efforts that have been made throughout the last few years with different influential and important research that was conducted by ITRCA. Furthermore, He stressed on the importance of research-backed implementation and how it should be a general practice as we implement projects throughout Afghanistan especially the ICT ones.
Both parties discussed a plan to work together on different initiatives that could benefit the ICT sector of Afghanistan.