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Monday, October 22, 2012
Kabul (BNA) Academician Mohammad Mir Rad a researchers and head of foreign relations in the science academy of Afghanistan received the award of Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) 2012 at the 12th summit of the body held in Azerbaijan capital Baku recently.
Azerbaijan president conferred the award to Mr. Rad in recognition of his services in the field of sciences and academic research. 
Eight out of the 10 members of the organization have won awards in the fields of knowledge in 2012 and award winners include Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan and Turkey.
 

Sunday, October 21, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The minister for higher education Dr. Obaidullah Obaid paid a visit to Nangarhar and Kunar provinces yesterday and inaugurated several projects.
Accompanied by officials from the ministry including Prof. Gul Hassan Walizai and professor Abdul Azim Noor Bakhsh also visited the Nangarhar governor Gul Ggha Shirzai and discussed matters relating higher education in the province.
In Nangarhar, Dr. Obaid inaugurated some projects and laid the foundation stones of some others.
Later, the minister for higher education also visited Kunar and after talking with the teaching staff of Kunar University had promised to gift 1000 books to Kunar students.
During his stay in Kunar province, Dr. Obaid laid the foundation stones of agriculture faculty and boys dormitory there besides inaugurating the administration building of Kunar university.
 

Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The minister of higher education Dr. Obaidullah Obaid held meeting with parliamentarians from Badghis, Herat, Farah, Nimroz, Kandahar, Helmand, Uruzgan and Zabul provinces yesterday.
In the meeting the minister said that he would hold such meetings every month to seek the ways and means on improving higher education situation in the country.
According to another report, Dr. Obaid also held meeting with the general director of environment directorate, experts and professors here yesterday and discussed the issue of drafting curriculum in the faculty for environment.
The minister for higher education also termed the pollution as silent enemy, saying dozens of people lose their lives daily due to pollution in the country.
 

Saturday, October 13, 2012
Bamyan (BNA) Second Vice-President Mohammad Karim Khalili the other day inaugurated the three newly-constructed buildings for agriculture and education faculties as well as the administrative affairs department of Bamyan University hoped more students would find their way to the university as a result of the projects.
He said that the buildings for agriculture and education faculties, costing $580,000 (30.2 million Afghanis), were funded by the Ministry of Higher Education.
The United States provided $680.000 for the administrative affairs department’s building.
The projects were completed within three years.
Minister of Higher Education Obaidullah Obaid called the buildings important, promising that the economics faculty would be added to the university in the near future.
He said Iran had promised 12 scholarships for students and four PhD scholarships to teachers of the varsity.