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Etisalat`s National Internship Program, the Key to the Success of Modern Afghanistan

Etisalat`s National Internship Program, the Key to the Success of

Kabul– Etisalat Afghanistan is committed in its long-standing resolve of partnering in the development and enhancement of human capital and skill levels of local Afghan employees and people. As part of our strategic initiative, to partner in the development of Young Afghan Talent, Etisalat Afghanistan has launched the National Internship Program in collaboration with the top universities of Afghanistan – Kabul University, Kabul Polytechnic and ICTI. Internships at Etisalat Afghanistan offer students and young professionals the experience of working in an international telecommunications organization to gain valuable knowledge and insight.Under the Internship program, we haveplaced 28 interns for a period of 10 weeks in different departments in Etisalat Afghanistan. These interns have been selectedon merit basis from the top three universities – Kabul University (Economics, Power Engineering and BCS Faculties), Kabul Polytechnic and ICTI. During their 10 weeks stay in the organization, they will learn through the On Job Skills, at real time work place. This will help develop corporate knowledge and experience for the interns alongside monthly pay being given to the interns. This will also provide Etisalat Afghanistan with the opportunity to identify future talent. Ahmed Alhosany, Chief Executive Officer Etisalat Afghanistan said, “In a highly challenging and constantly changing business environment, we believe identification and placement of top students from the top universities as interns in Etisalat Afghanistan, is essential for developing local talents. This is an opportunity for us to provide both financial support and experience to talented individuals from the universities. We are investing heavily in our human capital, putting a lot of effort in their training and development to ensure continued success for Etisalat and progress towards a modern and transformed Afghanistan through top local talent.”

About Etisalat Afghanistan

Etisalat Afghanistan is part of Etisalat Telecommunications Group, headquartered in UAE, one of the largest telecommunications groups in the world. Etisalat Afghanistan launched their services in 2007 and has rapidly become the fastest growing telecommunications service provider in the country with an active base of 4 million subscribers. The company aims to be at the forefront of its market based on quality, innovative services and competitive pricing, with unsurpassed coverage in every province in the country. Since 2007, the company has invested US$ 300 million in Afghanistan and is the first telecom company to launch 3.75G services in Afghanistan.

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(The Afghanistan Express Daily)

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