English | 日本語
UAE to Build 100-Bed Hospital in Afghan Capital
Kabul, May 19, 2007 (Pajhwok Afghan News): Health Minister Mohammad Amin Fatemi on Saturday said the United States and Saudi Arabia had assured of their assistance in bringing improvement in the health sector.
Speaking at a news conference here, the minister said a 100-bed hospital would be established in the capital city with financial assistance from the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Fatemi, who attended the 60th summit of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Geneva, said his counterparts from UAE, Saudi Arabia and the United States had promised of their support in health sector.
He said health minister of the United Arab Emirates would soon visit Afghanistan to perform the groundbreaking ceremony of the hospital north of the Kabul International Airport.
The United States would train Afghan doctors, provide equipment for laboratories and help health ministry in discouraging sale of expired medicines and food items.