2 new buildings inaugurated in Bamiyan province

Yesterday, Afghanistan’s Ministry of Education issued a press release stating that 2 new buildings were inaugurated in Afghanistan’s central province of Bamiyan.  The release stated that education officials, community leaders, students and teachers were present at the inauguration ceremony.

One of the buildings is for the Agricultural Vocational High School.  Construction on the building took 2 years to complete at  cost of  $850,000, which was provided by the Iranian government. The new building has 6 classrooms, 2 administrative rooms, a laboratory, a library, 2 dormitory rooms, 2 kitchens, 12 privies, and a masjid. A potable water well was also put in for the school. 

The other building is a female teacher’s dormitory. That building took 1 year to build at cost of $325,000, which was provided by the Agha Khan Foundation.  The new building has 4 bedrooms, 2 administrative rooms, a kitchen, a cafeteria, 2 guard rooms, 12 privies, and 6 bath stalls.

October 21, 2010   Posted in: Education, Reconstruction and Development, Women's Rights