Balkh education sector on road to improvement: PC
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Provincial Council members in northern Balkh province on Wednesday claimed that in the wake of their efforts, the education sector was showing considerably improvement.
Mohammad Ibrahim Khairandish, head of the provincial council, told Pajhwok Afghan News around 300 people daily referred their problems to the council’s office for solution.
Most of the problems pertained to the education sector and imbalanced development projects in the Mazar-i-Sharif, the provincial capital, the public representative added.
Most of the problems, he said had been resolved as a result of provincial council’s efforts. He said that hectic efforts were still needed to bring improvements to the council’s efficiency.
He said that despite their struggles, they had failed to bring changes to the health sector of the province.
Citing an example, Khairandish said that most of the patients complain they were not treated on time or they were not diagnosed properly in the provincial civil hospital therefore they prefer to be treated in private hospitals.
However, he said that improvement in the education sector which was made as a result of the provincial council was a big achievement for his office.
He added that his office evaluated problems of 40 schools to find solution to them in the past few months.
Local people were directed to create local councils for evaluating educational process in their areas and report any problem they faced to the provincial council, Khairandish added, saying the move had caused big improvements to the education process.
But he called the appointment of uneducated people based on nepotism in Mazar-i-Sharif and districts' schools big challenges to the education sector.
He also hailed developments in Mazar-i-Sharif City in the recent years but expressed concerns on imbalanced constructions. Most of the areas where the population of people is more than other areas ignored, he said.
He said that Noor Khuda, Dasht Shor, Faqirabad, Ali Chopan and some other areas of the city were completely ignored from developments.
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