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Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Kabul (BNA) Nearly 150,000 students would take a higher education entrance examination this year and 100,000 of them would be enrolled in higher and semi-higher institutions, the Higher Education Ministry announced on Monday. 
Up to 34,460 of the students having good results would be enrolled in higher education institutions, deputy higher education minister, Bari Siddiqul told a news conference. 
The remaining nearly 60,000 students would be accommodated in semi-higher institutions in coordination with the Public Health Ministry, he said. 
He said the higher education ministry had been able to raise the capacity of education institutions with each passing year. 
In 2012, he said, the ministry planned to establish five new institutions in Farah, Urozgan, Ghor, Paktia and Sar-i-Pul provinces. 
Siddiqui said 20 new faculties and 50 departments would be added to the existed institutions. 
The ministry had taken technical measures to ensure transparency in the entry test, he said, adding previously each participant had 10 choices to select a faculty, but now the choices had been reduced to five.


Sunday, December 18, 2011
Kabul (BNA) A workshop was held in Kabul University on the other day for finding solutions to credit system in Afghan higher institutions in the country. 
Mohammad Usman Baburi, deputy minister for Afghan ministry of higher education, credit system is a unit in which higher education curriculum is executed with repetition of semesters based on proportion of subjects, adding the system is providing further and better opportunities to university students. 
Baburi said I hope all higher institutions and universities would have the credit system in the coming year.
Following, Professor Bari Sediqi introduced the credit system to participants of the workshop adding credit system is a new and international system. 
He said the system has been implemented in Kabul medical university, Kabul Education University, Kabul polytechnic, Balkh, Herat, Nangarhar and Al-Beroni universities. 
He also said the system has been also implemented in a number of higher institutions, but the institutions are facing with lack of labs and reasonable location for teachers. 
The workshop was attended by chancellors and deans for 26 Afghan higher institutions.

Sunday, December 18, 2011
Kabul (BNA) Deen Mohammad Mubarez Rashedi deputy minister for publication of ministry of information and culture in his meeting with children of that council said that in a way that now we educate our children in reality we shape our country’s future. 
The council covers Kabul, Nangarhar, Herat, Bamyan and Ghour provinces. 
The children of the council in the meeting shared their problems in terms of shortage of table and chairs, potable water, recreational parks and imposition of hard work on children. 
The head of the Kabul education department also explained the ministry of education’s activities compared to the past ten years and said that we have a long way to standardize the education system. 
He assured that the education ministry tries its best to improve education. 
Deen Mohammad Mubarez Rashedi mentioned in attention of the society towards the children adding that what we educate them today we will shape our future. 
He called focus on children the basic duty of the parents and in charges and the people of the country. 
A representative of the economy ministry also spoke. 
Fauzia Kufi deputy from Badakhshan at the House of People shed light on the responsibility of people’s representatives towards children. 
At the end, some gifts were presented to Mohammad Waheed Noori head of international culture relations of education ministry.

Saturday, December 17, 2011
Kabul (BNA) In a briefing with newsmen, minister of commerce and industries Dr. Anwarulhaq Ahadi expressing his dissatisfaction over private sector dealing in regard with fuel and gas said that his ministry purchased 10,000 tons liquid gas and offers through state stores in a suitable price to the Kabul citizens. 
Dr. Ahadi added that the number of gas state stores also be increased in the city. 
This is in a time that the Kabul citizens raised their complaints regarding the sky-rocketing of gas price in the city. 
In this briefing Ahadi added that the private sector feels us vulnerable if serious be treated, it would limit the offering of gas to the market. 
He stated that we increase that capacity of gas dealing and the number of state run stores. 
According to him, through government stores, one kg gas would be offered against afs. 55. 
This is in a time that now; this quantity of gas is sold against Afs, 70 or more than it.