Education can help end conflict: Minister
KABUL (Pajhwok): Acting Education Minister Asadullah Mohaqiq Jahani Thursday urged families to encourage and support their children in pursuing education that could help end the war imposed on Afghanistan.
Jahani, addressing a graduation ceremony at Ariana Afghan-Turk High School in Kabul, said the decades of war had destroyed Afghanistan.
Calling education the power of humanity, he said people with knowledge and education could help the country overcome its current problems and take the path of joining developed countries.
The minister urged parents to encourage and support their children and help them in their studies. Only education could help end the war in the country, he said.
Saad Hakim, one of the graduates, said he was satisfied with the teaching. He said Afghans should avoid ethnic discrimination and work for their country’s development.
“The youth has the responsibility to utilize their knowledge and prevent the war and bloodshed and develop Afghanistan like other countries,” he told Pajhwok Afghan News.
Obaidullah Dinlar, the principle of the school, it was 13th batch of 76 students graduating from the high school.
Thousands of students had graduated from the Ariana Afghan-Turk High School over the past several years, he said.
Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.