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New schools opened throughout the nation

Five schools were inaugurated with Japanese assistance in Khwaja Boghra and Panjsad Family localities of Kabul’s Khairkhana neighborhood. In total this amounts to 120 classrooms, serving 12,500 students. A new primary school building was also inaugurated in Kabul’s Meanjou village on April 1st with the assistance of the French organization Mother For Peace France Organization. The building occupies some 500 square meters. This building addresses the problem of classroom shortages that the school previously faced. Foundation stones were laid this month at two other school buildings in Kabul that will be built from now, one in Arya Town and the second for Maulana Jalaluddin Mohammad Balkhi Girls High School. These two schools will serve another 1,500 students in total.

In Dara-i-Ali, Maroof and Sabz Dara areas of Bamiyan’s Yakawlang district new buildings have been built for four schools, specifically for two high schools, one boys’ middle school, and one girls’ school. In total these four schools will mean that 50 new classrooms are opened, serving 1,500 students. Three of these buildings were constructed with the support of Japan, though it was not revealed which ones; the fourth was supported by an Italian private backer.

In Balkh province’s Sholgar district, a new two-story, 16-classroom building was inaugurated for Ahmad Khazroya high school. 1,600 children attend the school.

Sitara Kindergarten was opened in a 2-room building in Mazari-Sharif this past month as well.

A primary school in the Loisar of Qadis district of Badghis province was reopened after three years. There are plans to enrol over 500 students.

In Saripul’s Sancharak district, Fereshqan Girls’ High School inaugurated a new building. This will allow for education to be provided in total for over 10,000 students.

In Kandahar, the Panjwai district of Adjimzai village opened a new school, Adjimzai school on April 13th. The school provides education to some 60 children. District Governor Haji Faizal Mohammad in particular hailed the local police for their kind support that led to the opening of the school.