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Ministry of Education faces acute books shortage

Ministry of Education faces acute books shortage

May 16, 2015 - 18:17

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Saturday went through the 100-day plan presented by the Ministry of Educationinfo-icon and directed the officials concerned to promptly address curriculum books shortage issues.

The president issued directives to the education minister to hold meetings with the Ministry of Finance and donors and seek their support for printing required books, a statement from the Presidential Palace said.

Mohammad Kabir Haqmal, the spokesman of the Ministry of Education, said students of intermediate and high schools were facing with acute shortage of books.

He said publication of seven millions required books would cost $12 million. Also the education minister proposed the appointment of 13,000 teachers.

The contract for publishing the books, corruption in the education sector, reforms in curriculum, enrollment of students, infrastructure, quality of education and other issues were also discussed in the meeting, the statement said.

The president suggested more effective implementation of the 100-day plan and ordered the education minister to share the plan with other ministries.



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