Agreement signed to build 3 schools in Takhar province

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Afghanistan’s Ministry of Education issued a press release yesterday that an agreement has been signed with the Aga Khan Foundation to build 3 schools in Afghanistan’s north eastern province of Takhar.

Abdul Jabar Taqwa, the governor of Takhar province, education officials, and representatives from the construction companies that will build the schools were present during the signing of the agreement.

Two of the schools will be built in the district of Baharak and the other will be in Taluqan. The cost of the project will be $701, 063, according to the press release. Two of the school buildings will have 8 classrooms and the other will have 10 classrooms.

The Aga Khan Foundation works to improve the welfare and prospects of people in the developing world, particularly in Asia and Africa. It was founded in 1967 by Aga Khan IV.

October 31, 2010   Posted in: Education, Reconstruction and Development