The Chief Executive: Growth of Higher Education Helps Ensure Peace and Security in Afghanistan

Building of Bayat Institute of Technology, within the framework of the American University of Afghanistan was put into operation by the Chief Executive of the National Unity Government.

Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, the Chief Executive, speaking in a special program for this occasion at the American University of Afghanistan, said growth of technology is considered a big change in the world today.

Appreciating Bayat Foundation, the Chief Executive added that investment in higher education and training would mean investment in development, peace and a better future for the Afghan people.

Dr. Abdullah said establishment of Bayat Institute of Technology is an important step for growth of technology and higher education in order for the youth to achieve their goals inside Afghanistan.

The Chief Executive praised the American University of Afghanistan and said this University has been a pioneer in field of higher education and has done effective job.

Dr. Abdullah added that the Institute, besides helping the American University of Afghanistan advance its programs, is considered an important opportunity for the Afghan people.

The Chief Executive said Bayat Foundation invested in higher education and training during the past years, and the private sector would be expected to consider this as well.

Dr. Abdullah assured officials of the American University of Afghanistan and Institute of technology that the National Unity Government would support their programs and would remain a partner with the University.

In the program, Dr. Kenneth Holland president of the American University of Afghanistan, Dr. Ehsanullah Bayat, head of Bayat Foundation, Dr. Mohammad Humayun qayumi, Senior Advisor to the President and Faisulllah Zaki, Minister of labor and Social Affairs each delivered a speech.

Bayat Institute of technology was constructed in a standard building equipped with the most advanced technical features in order to teach, research science and technology and granting scholarship to the youth within the framework of the American University of Afghanistan.