AT-KABUL: The state-run Regional Studies Center of Afghanistan urged the government to support it for further progress.
“We face shortage of budget, and the government is required to support us to have capability for further researches in the future,” said Rafiullah Niazi, head of the center, in a ceremony marking the center’s 10th anniversary.
He said that the center carried out different researches in political, social, economic, cultural and transit relation of Afghanistan with the neighboring and region countries.
RSCA also made clear stance and view of Afghanistan in different international conferences and seminars inside the country and in abroad regarding shared region interests, he added.
Tens of research and book have be published by the RSCA about political, social and economic values and national interest of Afghanistan and shared with relevant organs, he asserted.
Deputy Minister of Ministry of Tribal Affairs and Ex-member of RSCA Ghafoor Liwal said that RSCA has been established with very less possibilities and continued it is work with huge challenges in the past ten years.
He said that even this center faced to different barriers including some threats regarding running of seminars, but finally it stand on its feet.
Although still there low budget, but continue to it is work, thus it is required of all relevant organs to focus over this academic research center and support in order to move toward, he insisted.
Chief Executive Office Culture Advisor Sayed Fazel Sancharaki, while praising activity of RSCA in the past ten years, said that existence of such center is very important in the country.
He also pledge to reach voice of member of the center to relevant government organs and struggle to draw down support to the center.