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    WB wants more girl students in varsities

    KABUL (PAN): The World Bank, releasing its report on higher education in Afghanistan, on Saturday asked the government to increase facilities on university campuses to encourage girls' enrolment and stressed the importance of improving skills.



    Education

    34m books to be distributed to students

    KABUL (PAN): Up to 34 million new textbooks would be distributed to students, as 400 schools remained closed in 11 provinces of the country, officials said on Wednesday.



    Education

    World Bank to give Education Ministry $5m

    KABUL (PAN): The Ministry of Higher Education on Tuesday said the World Bank (WB) had pledged it $5 million in assistance, with Germany agreeing to set up establish t



    Education

    Work on agriculture school begins

    JALALABAD/ASADABAD (PAN): The foundation stone of a professional agriculture high school was laid in eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday, when a recreational park was opened in neighbouring Kunar, officials said.



    Education

    Edu director accused of moral corruption

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): The education director for northern Balkh province was accused on Saturday of administrative corruption and abusing female employees of the department.



    Education

    Afghan varsities granted IUC membership

    KABUL (PAN): Eleven Afghan universities were on Saturday admitted as members of the International Universities Council (IUC), which promised them assistance help in different fields.



    Education

    Conference on higher education begins

    KABUL (PAN): A two-day international conference on Afghanistan’s membership of the International Universities Council (IUC) and solutions to problems facing universities in developing countries got underway in Kabul on Wednesday.



    Education

    65pc of Afghans remain illiterate

    KABUL (PAN): The Ministry of Education said on Sunday 11,000 people had completed literacy courses, but 65 percent of Afghans remained deprived of education.



    Education

    Afghans offered admissions in KPK institutes

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Afghan students could study at technical education institutes in Pakistan’s northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) province, a minister said on Sunday.



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    Work on computer sciences faculty building begins

    KABUL (PAN): Higher Education Minister Dr. Obaidullah Obaid and the Japanese Ambassador to Afghanistan on Tuesday inaugurated construction work on a new building for the Computer Science Faculty of Kabul University.