European Union Signs Agreement Worth €474 m to Support Afghanistan

The European Union has signed an agreement at Geneva to help Afghanistan with the greater goal of development.

The aid agreement was made on Tuesday at the Geneva Conference on Afghanistan, and it is worth €474m which is going to support state building and public sector reforms, healthcare, law enforcement, and elections – as well as to address migration and displacement challenges in Afghanistan.

“The EU stands side by side with Afghanistan and its people to build a stronger future for the country,” Neven Mimica, commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, said at the summit.

“Through joint efforts we intend to reduce aid-dependency and invest in democratic governance for the benefit all citizens of the country,” Mimica added.

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