Saturday, April 27, 2013
Kabul (BNA) President Hamid Karzai expressed condolence over the demise of late Kabul University professor Wasiullah Sayar.
In his message the president lauded the services of late Sayar and described his death as a great loss.
The president also expressed sympathy with his family, friends, Kabul university personnel and people of Nangarhar over the sad demise of late professor Sayar and also wished great patience for the grieved family.
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Kabul (BNA): With inaugurations of nine schools in Kabul and Bamian the ground is prepared for over 14000 girl and boy students to promote their education.
After construction of four schools in remotest areas of Yakaolang district, Bamian province and five other schools in Kabul, they are officially inaugurated.
Head of education department of Bamian told media that at the total cost of $ one million, three schools constructed with the expansion of Japan and fourth one by an Italian lady, Ms. Marco with the expenditure of 120000.
Thanking from Japan and Italian lady Ms. Marco, the Bamian governor Ms. Habiba Surabi said that during recent six years, eight schools have been built by this Italian lady in Bamian.
In inaugural ceremony Ms. Marco said that our aim in building school in deprived areas is the access of Afghan children to education.
These four schools are built within one yare in the areas that each one distanced from other three hours by motor vehicles.
The head of education added that now, 350 schools are active in Bamian, but 132 schools have no building and additionally the need is felt for over 2000 class rooms.
At the same time, five schools building in New Khwaja Baghra are and 500- family of Khair Khana of Kabul city is inaugurated.
Education Minister Ghulam Farouq Wardak during inaugural ceremony of Khwaja Bughra high school said that as a whole this school has 120 class rooms, surrounding wall and bench and chair and other necessities and funded through Afs.50 million of the ministry’s development budget and contribution of Japan.
He added that the construction work of school completed within two years and provided a suitable ground for education of 12500 boy and girl students.
Minister of education said that during current year, his ministry had in its hand 102 infrastructural education projects in Kabul that with construction of them the ground is prepared for education of 50000 students.
The renovation and rehabilitation work is started as of ten years back by considerable contributions of international community, but the enemies of religion and education of Afghanistan don’t permit the Afghan children to go to school and learn education.
The people of Afghanistan hope their children to be educated and go to school and appreciate from international community specially those institutions which help Afghanistan in the growth of education.
This is in a time that previously too the friendly country, Japan rendered assistance to Afghanistan in promotion of its education.
Tuesday April 16, 2013
Kabul (BNA) Farouq Wardak Minister of Education and the Danish ambassador to Kabul signed a contract on the basis of which Denmark will assist USD 39 million to education sector in Afghanistan.
According to BNA following signing the contract Wardak and Danish ambassador attended a joint press conference.
Farouq Wardak said that this aid of Denmark will be utilized for construction of 215 schools’ buildings, training of 1200 supervisors, creation of education support shuras, preparing and printing of textbooks and 30,000 teachers will receive technical education.
He added that Denmark is the first European country that is assisting the education ministry, in Islamic teachings and this country will build up a madrassa for girls’ in Kabul.
The Danish ambassador also spoke at the press conference emphasizing on continuation of Danish assistance to Afghanistan.
Monday, April 15, 2013
Kabul (BNA) District leaders officially opened Adjimzai School during a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Adjimzai village, Panjwai district, Kandahar province, April 13.
Afghan Local Police (ALP) members, village elders and parents regained control of their school from insurgents, in December 2012, by locating and removing improvised explosive devices emplaced by insurgents throughout Adjimzai village.
“The school was established with the assistance of Afghan Local Police,” said District Governor Haji Faizal Mohammad.
“Without security in our villages, achieving education goals are impossible.”
Mohammad and District Minister of Education, Izzatullah, greeted approximately 60 children attending classes during their visit to the school.
Before the official ceremony, the district leaders and village elders hosted a shura with villagers to discuss improving the building’s structure and the need for more school supplies. Izzatullah thanked the parents whose children currently attend the school and stressed the importance of education for all Afghan children.