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Saturday, May 26, 2012
Kabul (BNA) A 20 member group of Afghan youth would go to France for higher education. 
In a meeting held yesterday between the officials with the ministry for higher education and French embassy here, minister for higher education Dr. Obaidullah Obaid said that the process of sending for higher education to have educated cadres is going on fairly. 
He also said 20 out of 200 candidates attended the test, have been chosen for education in France to obtain Master Degree in agriculture, law and French literature. 
France has provided 150 scholarships for PHD and MA for Afghan youths since 2002.

Monday, May 21, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The Shaheed Hasan Jan middle school’s new building was inaugurated by governor and education head of Kunar in Soki district today. 
According to BNA, this school has been constructed in one story with the financial assistance of India within one year. 
This school has 8 classrooms, 4 administrative offices, 160 sets of tables and chairs for students and other necessary facilities. 
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Sunday, May 20, 2012
Herat (BNA) Simultaneous with the visit of the minister for higher education Obaidullah Obaid the Faculty for Public Administration was opened in Herat University yesterday. 
Minister for higher education along with provincial governor Daud Saba and rector of Herat University, Mir Ghulam Usman Bariz Hussaini inaugurated the Public Administration faculty. 
So far three public administrations Faculty have been established in Kabul, Balkh and Herat provinces. 
Speaking on the occasion, Professor Sayed Farahad Shahidzada said that presently 402 students are getting knowledge in Herat University and creation of the faculty for Public Administration is vital for presenting educated cadres to society. 
Rector of the university Bariz Hussaini also in his speech said with the strengthening peace in the country the need for educated cadre’s increases in the society. 
In his speech, governor Saba congratulated the nation, noting presenting educated cadres would have positive impact for the future of the country.

Sunday, May 13, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The Higher Education Minister Obaidullah Obaid was the Chief Guest at the Certificate Distribution Ceremony of Pakistan Embassy Vocational Training Institute at the Embassy compound in Karte Parwan.
He distributed certificates among the Afghan students who have completed English and computer courses from the Institute.

Muhammad Sadiq, Pakistan’s Ambassador in Kabul welcoming the chief guest and the graduating students at the ceremony said that education and capacity building of Afghans were amongst Pakistan’s top priorities in Afghanistan.
He stated that during past thirty years 30,000 Afghans had graduated from Pakistan while some 7,000 students were presently studying in Pakistani universities and colleges.
He said that at least 500,000 Afghan refugee children were also studying in schools in Pakistan.

Ambassador Sadiq told the guests that Embassy was running this Institute without any tuition fees so that Afghans improve their skills in English language and computers to help them in their education and professional lives. He emphasized that education will also enhance prospects of peace and stability.

Higher Education Minister Obaidullah Obaid in his speech thanked Pakistan Embassy for providing this opportunity to Afghan students to learn English and computers. He also appreciated Government of Pakistan for provision of 2,000 scholarships as well as allowing large number of Afghan students in Pakistani institutions.

A total of 380 students received the certificates while another 300 are presently under training in the Institute.