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UNESCO Computer/Internet Centre Opened at Education Ministry in Kabul

22-05-2002 ()
UNESCO Computer/Internet Centre Opened at Education Ministry in Kabul
- An Internet equipped computer training centre established within the Ministry of Education in Kabul was officially opened on Monday (20th May, 2002). The centre, put in place by UNESCO with funds from the Government of Japan, is equipped with 19 Compaq Pentium 4 computers and a Compaq Proliant server. It also includes overhead projection equipment for training purposes and a high-speed Internet connection. The centre is the first of its kind within any Ministry in Afghanistan.
The training facility, which will be utilized by Ministry of Education staff for developing skills in the use of ICT’s (Information, Communication Technologies) for educational purposes, was opened by Fumio Kishida, Senior Vice-Minister of Education with the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of the Government of Japan. He was accompanied by Rasoul Amin, Minister of Education of the Afghanistan Interim Administration.
UNESCO Computer/Internet Centre Opened at Education Ministry in Kabul
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