The Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) inaugurated a clinic in northern Afghanistan's Balkh city yesterday.
Shadiyan Clinic opened with the participation of Afghan Health Minister Ferozuddin Feroz, Deputy Health Minister Feda Mohammad Paykan, TİKA's Coordinator to Mazar-i Sharif Zeki Bulduk and other Afghan officials.
Speaking at the opening event, Feroz said Turkey and Afghanistan are two friendly and brotherly countries.
He said Turkey supported Afghanistan via TİKA's assistance in the health sector across the country and thanked the Turkish people and the Turkish government.
TİKA's Coordinator to Mazar-i Sharif Bulduk said Turkish aid to Afghan would continue.
"TİKA operates 12 hospitals in Afghanistan's Faryab, Jowzjan, and Tahar provinces, and 8 million patients have been treated," he said.
Bulduk added the clinic had capacity for 100 patients per day.
Established in 1992, TİKA is the leading institution under the Turkish Prime Ministry responsible for the implementation of developmental projects and programs in more than 100 countries covering health and humanitarian programs, education and agriculture.