Poles teach leadership skills to Afghan vice ministers
Eight Afghan high level officials, among them six vice ministers, paid a visit to Poland. The aim of their visit is a week’s leadership and public administration management course, organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in cooperation with the National School of Public Administration (KSAP).
The program of the visit includes workshops and lectures related to management and leadership in the civil service. The Jagiellonian University in Cracow will host a lecture by prof. Andrzej Zoll on the subject of division of powers in a democratic state with the rule of law.
“We value the support we receive from Poland. In a historical perspective, the Poles have always been on our side”, said Mohammad Sami Sami, Vice Minister for energy and water, during the first day of the course. The guests shall also meet with the Marshal of the Senate Bogdan Borusewicz and the Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bogusław Winid.
In order to illustrate the historical context of the Polish democratic transformation to the Afghan partners, the program includes sightseeing of the Warsaw Rising Museum.
The visit takes place 8-14 September 2013 and is financed in the framework of the Polish development cooperation by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.