New school building inaugurated and another school is reopened
Afghanistan’s Ministry of Education announced today that a new building for a girls middle school was inaugurated in the Gosfandi district of Afghanistan’s province of Sar-e Pol. A special ceremony was held to honor the event in which community leaders, teachers and students attended. The school building took 1 year to build at a cost of 5 million afghanis. Funding for the project was provided by UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund). The school building has 7 classrooms, 2 administrative rooms, 5 bathrooms, and a water well.
In other education news, Afghanistan’s Bakhtar News Agency (BNA) reported yesterday that the Ghani Khail High School in the Tagab district of Kapisa province was reopened. The school had been shut down due to security issues. The BNA report stated that order had been established and the school was reopened, thanks to the cooperation of the local community elders. The report added that school supplies were also donated to the school. Approximately 500 students are enrolled in this school.