Shariah PhD programme launched in Nangarhar
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The University of Nangarhar has become the first-ever Afghan educational institute launching a Shariah PhD programme, an official said on Thursday.
Fazal Ali Nagar, a spokesman for the university, told Pajhwok Afghan News the minister of higher education and other officials attended the launch of the doctoral programme.
Dr. Mohammad Tayer Inayat has been appointed as new chancellor, according to Nagar, who quoted Minister Obaidullah Obaid as saying Nangarhar University was the first in Afghanistan to offer doctorate in Shariah.
Obaid added: “I’m happy with the launch of this programme and hope to introduce similar initiatives in other subjects to promote education in Afghanistan.”
Dr. Inayat said the Nangarhar University, already having 12 PhDs in Shariah, would hire another 10 qualified individuals as teachers. He promised to make the university a model educational institute.
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