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    Nangarhar students enrolled in Khyber schools

    KABUL (PAN): A large number of students from eastern Nangarhar province are enrolled in schools in Pakistan’s northwestern tribal region of Khyber, bordering Afghanistan, a report said on Saturday.


    AUAF honours former US ambassador

    WASHINGTON (PAN): The Friends of the American University in Afghanistan on Thursday honoured former US ambassador Ryan Croker for his immense contribution to the country’s development at a fundraising dinner here.


    Education ministry appoints 240 master trainers

     KABUL (PAN): The Ministry of Education on Wednesday announced the appointments of 240 master trainers after completing different training programmes at home and abroad over the past four years.

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    WB grants $55m for skills development project

    KABUL (PAN): The World Bank has approved a $55 million grant from the International Development Association (IDA) to assist Afghan youth to advance their skills and competencies.


    Protestors want minister sacked

    KABUL (PAN): Hundreds of protesters in Kabul on Monday demanded invalidation of a recent university entry test and sacking of the higher education minister.


    Applications invited for Fulbright exchange programmes

    KABUL (PAN): US Ambassador to Afghanistan James B. Cunningham on Monday announced application-open season for four world-class Fulbright exchange programmes.


    34 Ghazni schools remain closed

     GHAZNI CITY (PAN): Thirty-four schools remain closed due to insecurity in different parts of southern Ghazni province, an official said on Monday.


    Herat to have Pashto-medium schools

    HERAT CITY (PAN): Pashto-medium schools would be opened in Pashtun-dominated areas of western Herat province, officials said on Sunday.


    Iran supports doctorate plan for journalists

     KABUL (PAN): Iran would help the Kabul University launch a programme of doctorate and masters degrees for Afghan students of journalism in the next five years, an official said on Sunday.


    Entry test probe body dissolved

     KABUL (PAN): The Meshrano Jirga on Sunday decided to abolish a commission, including members of parliamentary panels, civil society groups and higher education ministry, to probe results of a recent university entry test.