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Sunday, February, 5, 2012
Kabul (BNA) In presence of Dr. Sayed Makhdoom Raheen Minister of Information and Culture a cooperation agreement was signed by the deputy minister for youth Temur Shah Ishaqzai and Director of Asia Foundation for provision of book for youths in 16 provinces of Afghanistan.
Dr. Raheen said that the Asia Foundation is assisting books for youth offices in 16 provinces as the youth need books for upgrading their knowledge. 
He thanked the foundation and expressed the hope that similar attention is made for the remaining provinces as well. 
Temur Shah Ishaqzai said that in the first stage this foundation will provide 300 volumes of scientific, cultural, and professional books and in a few months more books will be provide to the youth libraries. 
The foundation, added, is also assisting the ministry in cultural and educational spheres as well.

Sunday, January 29, 2012
Kabul (BNA) A workshop titled preparation for operating program of 1391 was held by world partnership for education in the ministry of education yesterday. 
The workshop was attended by education officials of Paktia, Khost, Nimroz, Farah, Samangan, Kandahar, Zabul, Nooristan, Helmand, Ghor, Badghis and Daikundi provinces. 
In the opening ceremony of the workshop, Afghan minister of education Farooq Wardak said, “It is determined that 55.7 million US dollars will be spent for the improvement of education in the said provinces,” he told the participants the program would be prepared for 55 districts and centers of the provinces so that the ministry could take measures related to the improvement of education. 
The minister praised UNICEF for its assistance in implementation of the projects in the provinces.


Saturday, January 28, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed in presence of Information and Culture Minister Dr. Sayed Makhdoom Raheen between the deputy minister for youth affairs of the minister Temur Shah Ishaqzai and Qazi Abdul Basir Khadang chairman of the Amir Ali Shir Nawaie for provision of 30 discounts for the youth’s education fees.
According to this (MoU) the institution will enroll 500 youth from Jawzjan with 30% discount and 10 other youth free of charge at the engineering, economy, and computer science and law faculties. Dr. Raheen before the signature of this (MoU) said it is a pleasure that through the deputy minister office for youth the ground is prepared for education of the youth with 30% of discount for their fees.
He expressed the hope that other higher education institutions too in other provinces facilitate the education of youth with discount in payment of the fees.
According to Ishaqzai during the current year 22,500 youth including the boys and girls have found the chance to enroll in center and provinces with discount fees of between 30 to 40% in private higher education institution.
According to him last year around 24,000 youths were also introduced by this ministry to other higher education organizations.


Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Kabul (BNA) The higher education ministry will establish 5 higher education institutions in the provinces of the country. 
Prof. Abdul Azim Noorbakhsh spokesman of higher education ministry said to BNA, the higher education ministry for upgrading of capacity in the universities, higher education institutions and further access of youths to higher education in the country, will build five more higher education institutions at the beginning of the come new year.  
According to him, these institutions will be build in Urozgan, Ghoor, Farah, Paktika and Sar-i-Pul provinces by the higher education ministry. 
He said that for further enrolling of youths in the universities and higher education institutions of the country, approximately, 20 faculties and 50 new Depts. created in the frame of state universities and nigh sections have been extended into the higher education institutions in the provinces of the country. 
According to him, the higher education ministry tries to provide further facilities for higher education and creation of facilities for youths in the country.  
Translated by Suraya-Yarzada