President Ashraf Ghani says the country’s education and training quality is not satisfactory and that more investment needs to be made to improve human capacity in this sector.
The president made the remarks on Saturday night at a meeting with participants of the 15th Afghan Information Technology and Digitalization Conference, the President’s office said in a statement.
During the meeting, President declared that the government has made fundamental changes in information technology since the last five years.
“Planning is at the forefront of information technology, and we do not want to stay away from the Fourth Industrial Revolution and have the capacity of this revolution, unlike the 19th and 10th centuries,” Ghani said.
He further emphasized on the digital economy and noted that with the digital economy, women and young people in Afghanistan should move forward in all areas of life and that the Afghan youth should be able to use information technology.