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Wednesday October 11, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Stone foundation of auditorium and teaching buildings of Kabul University was laid in presence of the country’s chief executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, officials of ministry of higher education and Kabul University.
The projects worth $ 60 million will be constructed by China, agreed during visit of President Ghani and chief executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah to China.
In opening ceremony of the two projects, the country’s chief executive said implementation of the projects at a historic and academic institution would be a remembering symbol in history of the two countries.
“China as a good neighboring country has provided lot of assistance to Afghanistan and has been spent in various sections in particular reconstruction of the country,” said Dr. Abdullah, adding that China and Afghanistan have had good relations during the past few centuries.
Stressing on significance of the projects, the country’s chief executive asserted that investment in higher education sector meant investment in tranquility of society, integrity and better future of Afghanistan as it had enduring impacts.
In the ceremony, Chancellor of Kabul University Dr. Hamidullah Farooqi said that the teaching building in 40 rooms and the auditorium building with the capacity of 500 people would be constructed, adding that construction of the two building at Kabul University would have key role in relations between the two countries.
Farooqi shared programs of the university as capacity building of teachers, creating higher education opportunities for students, codification of a two-year strategy and creating scientific and research centers with the country’s chief executive and asked for further attention in this regard.
 

Wednesday October 11, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Afghanistan Ambassador Hazrat Omar Zakhelwal has met Pakistan’s Higher Education Commission (HEC) chairman and discussed problems facing Afghan students, in the neighboring country.
The ambassador asked HEC Chairman Dr. Mukhtar Ahmad to remove uncertainty about the future of Afghan students at the Baqayee Medical University in Karachi and Imperial Colleague in Lahore.
Writing in his official facebook page, Zakhilwal that visa issues of Afghan students at the International Islamic University (IIU) in Islamabad and the Fatima Jinnah University in Lahore were also taken up.
The envoy, who had earlier conferred on Afghan students’ issues with Pakistani officials over the phone, said the HEC head had told him the issues of Afghan students at Fatima Jinnah University had been resolved.
The Pakistani side also assured the diplomat of resolving the remaining issues within a month.
The Kabul Times
Nisar Ahmad Salar, representing Afghan students, said their documents had not been registered as part of the formal procedure by HEC. He alleged the officials concerned created problems for them.
 

Monday, October 09, 2017

Asadabad (BNA) A modern educational institute was inaugurated on other day by an NGO to enroll hundreds of poor students for free education in Kunar.
The educational center named “Kunar Opportunity” has been built by the “Afghan Debt Foundation” to teach computer and English languages and other subjects to students from poor families in Asadabad.
The Afghan Debt was founded by Shaukat Zaman, grandson of Ghazi Mir Zaman Khan, who is currently living in Europe.  Afghan Debt leader Hikmatullah told that the youth who wanted to get education but were unable to do so because of poverty, they would be provided free of cost modern education.
He said about 800 male and female youth would be educated year in the center.  The students would learn computer, English language, internet preparation for Kankor examination and website making.
Sayedullah, a resident of Asadabad, the provincial capital, has registered himself at the center.  It was his great wish in get modern education, but could not do so because of his economic problems.
 

Sunday, October 08, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Oct. 5th is the World Day of teacher that celebrated all over the globe.
Celebration from the day of teacher in fact is giving worthy to knowledge, science and awareness, appreciation from devoted human that named as teacher.
Teacher is a free human that opens the way of prosperity before society.
In present situation of the country, while the doors of thousands schools have reopened millions of students entered into the education centers, with all of these a number of eligible students are deprived from learning knowledge because of insecurity, poverty, sexuality issue and living in remotest areas.
On the other, some regions of Afghanistan are facing with lack of professional teachers and participation of girl students after 9th class is dissatisfactory.
Lack of standardized building for a number of schools of the country is the basic challenge faced by the system of education.
But, the reality is this that the education system of the country especially teachers are facing with basic challenges in promotion of education and culture-making for today and tomorrow generations of the country.
The main challenge is insecurity that is overshadowing all over environment and education system is facing with it seriously in some parts of the country.
Albeit, it should be said providing means of subsistence and lodging is another challenge annoys teachers.
In another word, they know how of maintaining means of subsistence for teachers is indicator of position, worthy and importance of teachers that the education system and government programs and plan focusing on it.
It is a fact that the teachers of the country are enjoying from the least facilities, services and necessary supports in their daily life and in education affairs. This depriving regards as unforgivable disloyalty against teachers with least expectation and salary they sustain further pains and trouble.
Decisively we can say that from the beginning till final process and being involved with students, this period is from the hardest, heavy responsibility only teachers accepted and promoted, this stems from their honesty and loyalty before the offspring of their society.
If in present situation, beside the abovementioned problems facing by teachers, we add the threat of Taliban even beheading by them and other enemies of knowledge, performance of such prophetic mission against meagre privilege, facility and support enumerated as a great oppression and unforgivable neglect.
So, making effort towards removal of shortages and maintaining requirements that the education system and segment of teachers is asking for, in addition of enumerating as the legal responsibility of our government officials, is regarding as performance of humane responsibility.
Once more, it is emphasizing that maintaining education necessary materials improvement of education atmosphere, promotion of level of knowledge of teachers, offering services and necessary supporting of teachers, paying sufficient salary and providing shelter for them etc, are the grounds that can draw the picture from the position and giving worthies by government and education system in the framework of legalization of it.
So, in all countries of the world, all efforts are made for employment of worthy, committed and dutiful teacher.
Despite this, commonly, in all world nations, further expenditures are rendered to education sector.
Because, the base and corner stone of a country is formed by the expenditure or the education system of it.
So, most investment taken place on education of youth and adolescents. Because, the today youth are the tomorrow builders of this country.
Likewise, learning knowledge is supposing to both man and woman and this should be followed from cradle till the coffin.
In such day that celebrated in the name of teacher, we should respect and commemorate the memories of those teachers who are not among us and devoted their lives in the path of educating of students and fought against ignorance.
They are as shining stars in the sky of science and knowledge forever.
Lailoma Noori
 

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