Chinese Government provides $15 million grant for Teaching Building of the Chinese Language Department and the Guest House of Kabul University Project
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Funding agency [Type]
China Ministry of Commerce [Government Agency]
Education (Code: 110)
In March 2011, the Chinese Government and the Government of Afghanistan signed an exchange of notes for the Teaching Building of the Chinese Language Department and the Guest House of Kabul University Project. The Chinese Government reportedly committed about $15 million of grant funding for this project. China 19th Metallurgical Corporation (MCC19) was the contractor responsible for project implementation. This project began in October 19, 2012. The project was completed on November 30, 2014. It was then officially handed over to the Afghan side on December 23, 2014. The Chinese Language Department is a 3-storey building with a total floor area of 2,053.5 square meters, which is capable of accommodating 200 students to have classes at the same time. The guest house is a 5-storey building with a total floor area of 4,588 square meters, offering 48 dormitories and the supportive facilities for the foreign teachers working at Kabul University.
The Chinese project title is 阿富汗喀布尔大学中文系教学楼和招待所项 or 喀富汗喀布尔大学中文系教学楼和招待所项目后的第. This project is located at Kabul University. The locational coordinates of Kabul University are available at https://www.google.com/maps/place/Kabul+Universityfirstname.lastname@example.org,69.1337345,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x38d16f2c550c3f59:0xa47b5d537e5b7214!8m2!3d34.5173801!4d69.1359232.
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Receiving agencies [Type]
Government of Afghanistan [Government Agency]
Implementing agencies [Type]
Afghanistan Ministry of Higher Education [Government Agency]; China Metallurgical Group Corporation [State-owned Company]