Buildings inaugurated for schools in Balkh, Herat, and Kabul

According to an education ministry press release issued today, a building for the Sheikh Mohammad Sidiq Shahab boys and girls high school in the city of Mazar-e-Sharif was inaugurated today by Afghan officials. Mazar-e-Sharif is located in Afghanistan’s northern province of Balkh. The building was built in one year by the Rafi’ Waleed Construction Company at a cost of $73,000.  The project was funded by UNICEF. The building has 8 classrooms, 4 administrative rooms, and it is furnished with 240 tables and chairs.  It is equipped with the necessary items required for the students’ educational needs. 

Also on Wednesday, August 25th, a building was inaugurated for an elementary school in Hasan Dara, which is located in the Farza district of Afghanistan’s eastern province of Kabul.  The building was constructed in 6 months at a cost of $100,000. Funding for the project was provided by a charity dedicated to helping the children of Afghanistan. The building has 8 classrooms, 2 administrative rooms, and it is equipped with  the necessary items required for the students’ educational needs. 

Finally, on Tuesday, August 24th, a building was inaugurated for a boys and girls high school in Sara Parda, which is located in the Obah district of Afghanistan’s western province of Herat. The building was built in one year by the Naweed Bost Construction Company.  The project was paid for by the education ministry. The building has 16 classrooms, 8 administrative rooms, 10 rest rooms, and it is equipped with  the necessary items required for the students’ educational needs.

August 29, 2010   Posted in: Education, Reconstruction and Development