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Joblessness or menial jobs for educated Kunduz graduates

More than 320 educated youths, including master, bachelor and bachelorette graduates, are jobless in the northern Kunduz province. Of them 180 are females. Despite the qualification, the graduates are not provided any job opportunities in the government departments or non-governmental

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Building for girl’s school inaugurated in Kunar

Pajhwok Afghan News reports that a newly constructed building with 14 classrooms, 10 toilets and drinking water system was inaugurated on Tuesday in the Lamatak area of Narang district in eastern Kunar province. Built at a cost of USD 213,000,

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Dismissal of contractor teachers by the Ministry of Finance

According to a new government ruling, the Ministry of Finance has approved the dismissal of contractor teachers effective December 21st. Nearly 5,000 contractor teachers are likely to lose their jobs. Their education level is lower than 12th grade, and the

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Malaysia to support Afghanistan's reconstruction process

New Straits Times, Kuala Lumpur-Malaysia has stated it will do its utmost to support Afghanistan’s reconciliation and reconstruction process. The country’s permanent representative to the United Nations, Datuk Hussein Haniff, said Kuala Lumpur looked forward to continuing to play a

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Malaysia to support Afghanistan’s reconstruction process

New Straits Times, Kuala Lumpur-Malaysia has stated it will do its utmost to support Afghanistan’s reconciliation and reconstruction process. The country’s permanent representative to the United Nations, Datuk Hussein Haniff, said Kuala Lumpur looked forward to continuing to play a

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Proposed budget presented to the House of Representatives

After the Senate’s approval of the budget, Finance Minister Omar Zakhilwal presented the draft budget for the next fiscal year, beginning on 21 December, to Wolesi Jirga or the House of the Representatives. Minister Zakhilwal explained that 70% of the

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Children’s education, health main concerns in post-Taliban era: UNICEF

Protecting the rights of Afghan children and investing in their education and healthcare are the basic considerations in a smooth and orderly transition from a post-Taliban Afghanistan up to 2014 and beyond, said an official of the United Nations Children’s

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Two new schools inaugurated in Kabul

Education Minister Ghulam Farooq Wardak inaugurated two schools buildings in the capital city of Kabul on Tuesday. The Qayamuddin Khadi High School was opened in the 12th police district. Costing USD 458,127, the school has 30 classroom, seven administrative rooms

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Afghan scholars can play a key role in good governance

Ministry of Education holds a three-day seminar under the title of “Role of Scholars in Good Governance”. According to the Ministry’ officials, Islamic scholars can play a key role in good governance by preaching and raising awareness about it among

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Afghan students seeking higher education in France

The Embassy of France in Kabul announced on Sunday that the French government will fund about 20 Afghan students to seek Master’s degree and PhD next year in France. The scholarship program is part of France’s commitment to participating in

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Complaints about the Auto Mechanic Institute of Kabul

Situated in central Kabul, Afghanistan’s Auto Mechanic Institute has been around since 1973. The Institute, built by the Russians, has four separate departments of electro mechanic, auto, machine technology, and road construction machine. The building was partially damaged during the

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Hostel for agricultural high school built in Logar province

With a capacity of housing for 280 students, a hostel is built for an agricultural high school in the central province of Logar. Costing USD 550,000 the building is funded by the Czech Provincial Reconstruction Team. The building is constructed

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Kandahar University Goes Solar

Embassy of the United States-The main university in southern Kandahar province is using solar energy for electricity with the assistance of the American University of Arizona, officials said Sunday. Abdul Tawab, deputy head of science at Kandahar University, said that

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Afghanistan ministry of education to build houses for teachers

According to the officials from the Ministry of Education, a contract has been signed to build a residential apartment for nearly a thousand destitute teachers in Kabul. Education Deputy Minister Mohammad Sidiq Patman signed the contract on Wednesday with Ikramudin

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Afghanistan Ministry of Education to improve Bamyan University facilities

Ministry of Education has allocated USD 1.5mn to expand the University of Bamyan, after the students called on the government for assistance. Education Minister Obaidullah Obaid said the university would soon have a library in addition to other plans that

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Building for girls’ school inaugurated in Kunar, eastern Afghanistan

Funded by Indian government, a newly-constructed building for girls’ high school was inaugurated in the eastern Province of Kunar. Costing 8mn AFN, the building has a capacity of 900 students, with 10 classrooms and four administrative rooms, said Education Director

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New buildings for Bamyan University

Three new buildings for agriculture and education faculties as well as the administrative affairs department of Bamyan University were inaugurated on Thursday. Funded by the Ministry of Higher Education, the buildings cost USD 580,000. Second Vice-President Mohammad Karim Khalili, who

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“No Afghan teacher would be homeless in the next two years”

The World Bank is assisting Afghanistan’s Ministry of Education with their development programs for the next 5 years, said the Ministry’s officials. Meanwhile, Education’s minister Dr. Farooq Wardak said that distribution of residential plots of lands to the teachers is

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UNICEF funds building of 75 schools in central Afghanistan

  A friend and partner of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), is providing funds for 75 schools in central Afghanistan. A delegation of the UNICEF joined the Education Minister Dr. Farooq Wardak on Saturday to lay the foundation of

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Vocational program for dozens of Afghan women and children inaugurated in Parwan

The program is funded the Afghan Women Community and provides courses to 75 women and 100 children. Fatana Gilani, Director of the Community, said the program is running for one year and is working to provide opportunities for Afghan women

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School for orphans inaugurated in Kabul City

The private school Seerat follows the general curriculum of the Afghan Ministry of Education before noon, and after that teaches Islamic studies and sciences. The school inaugurated in Kabul City on 7th of August and is situated close to the

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