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Afghanistan turns to Australia for mining expertise

ABC Australia Saturday 18th May, 2013

Afghanistan Australia could help Afghanistan develop its fledgling mining industry and tap into mineral and energy reserves estimated to be worth trillions of dollars. The country is eager to find a new source of revenue when international aid starts to decline and foreign forces withdraw next year. Afghan mining minister Wahidullah Shahrani, has already met with various Australian Government departments and is attending a mining development conference in Sydney next week.He says Afghanistan has already benefited from Australia's support, especially in the form of scholarships. "[Our student...


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