Governor stresses quality religious education inside country
FIROZKOH (Pajhwok): The governor of western Ghor province underlined improvement of religious centers inside Afghanistan aimed at preventing students from travelling to foreign countries for religious education.
Ghor Governor Sima Joyenda expressed these views while inaugurating a new building for Abu Hanifa Madrassa in the capital of the province on Sunday.
The more the government improves religious centers, the more people support the government, she said, adding: “We as Muslims should pay more attention to improve religious centers to prevent our youngsters from going to foreign countries for religious education.”
Government officials say that a number of Afghan youths pursuing religious education in neighbor countries and then they are trapped by terrorists who used them for subversive acts in Afghanistan.
Ghor education director Sibghatullah Akbari said construction of the new Madrassa would help resovle problem of hundreds of Islamic students. The religious center has the capacity of 600 students to teach them from primary up to higher Islamic education.
Akbari told Pajhwok Afghan News the Madrassa contained 16 classrooms, a saloon, two libraries, three office rooms and a bathroom. The construction of the Madrassa took one year and its fund was donated by the Ministry of Counternarcotics.
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