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Afghanistan: Taliban-appointed official claims 152 faculties in Paktika lack buildings

Kabul [Afghanistan], July 23 (ANI): As many as 152 out of 410 faculties in Afghanistan’s Paktika lack buildings, TOLO News reported citing Taliban-appointed head of the Paktika Department of Education, Abdul Qayom Faroqi.

Faroqi urged worldwide organisations to assist with the development of buildings for the faculties. He stated 17 faculties in Paktika will probably be constructed with monetary help from Japan.

“17 schools will be constructed through the financial support of Japan in Paktika. A team from the ministry came here and conducted the assessment. The costs will be nearly 180 million Afs,” TOLO News quoted Faroqi as saying.

Meanwhile, college students in Paktika requested Taliban-appointed officers to construct faculty buildings, including that the shortage of faculty buildings has impacted their schooling.

Rozi Mohammad, a pupil, stated, “If our school is delayed one day due to rain, its effect is like the cost of one year for the country.” Another pupil Hamidullah stated they’re being taught beneath the recent solar and can’t research correctly attributable to wind, mud and rain.

Hamidullah, one other pupil, stated, “The students are being taught under the hot sun without a shelter. They cannot study well due to wind, dust and rain.” According to Taliban-led Paktika’s Education Department, the full variety of college students in Paktika is 130,000, of which 25,000 are women.

Last week, ladies college students in Afghanistan reiterated their request for the Taliban to reopen faculties, saying they had been dealing with an unsure future, TOLO News reported.

Fareshta, a pupil, stated, “We should together, men and women, improve and take Afghanistan to a position where everyone can consider us to be capable.”The request for varsity buildings follows Taliban’s closure of faculties for ladies from grades 7 to 12.

Taliban’s insurance policies of proscribing ladies from public life, together with from schooling and work, have sparked reactions at worldwide ranges, in keeping with stories. Further, in keeping with the TOLO News report, Almatab Rasuli, a ladies’s rights activist, stated, “If this process continues it will cause Afghanistan to go backwards and towards less development and a period like the middle ages will come into effect.” Meanwhile, the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) in a brand new report stated that the Taliban continues to limit the rights of ladies and women, TOLO News reported.

The seven-page report, which covers the interval from May to June, highlighted the restrictions imposed by the Taliban on ladies.

The report said, “On 3 May 2023, the de facto Ministry of Public Health announced that only male medical students would be permitted to take the’Exit Supplementary Exam’ in order to pursue further specialized medical studies,” TOLO News reported.

It said additional that the transfer comes along with the sooner bans, stopping ladies from showing within the medical faculty exit examinations. The added that the UNAMA recorded cases when the Taliban took measures to impose beforehand introduced restrictions on ladies’s freedom of motion and participation in employment. (ANI)