Turkish organization commits to building 5 religious seminaries in Afghanistan

ANI | Updated: Oct 30, 2022 11:02 PM IST

Kabul [Afghanistan]October 30 (ANI): Turkish organization, Aid & International Development Forum (AIDSF) committed to building five religious seminaries in Afghanistan on Saturday. The Taliban education ministry welcomed AIDF’s initiative as a “big step” and stated that the ministry will provide all available facilities necessary for the implementation of the project, Khaama Press reported. The organization would build five religious schools in five different provinces of the country in accordance with the MoU. Habibullah Agha, the Taliban education minister and Sheikh Mohammad Toran, the head of the organization signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in Kabul, the Afghan capital, Khaama Press reported. Each of these religious seminaries will be established at a cost of $25,000 in five provinces, the ministry said.

Each school will have four classrooms, a perimeter wall, a mosque, a drinking water supply system and other necessary facilities, the ministry said in a statement. in many areas of Afghanistan, with specific emphasis on building and renovating religious institutions, Khaama Press reported. the group took control. This is because a number of women re-assembled in Kabul to renew the call for girls’ schools to reopen, while the Taliban has left them without education for more than 400 days. Several human rights and education activists had urged world leaders in an open letter recently to put diplomatic pressure on the Taliban to reopen high schools for girls in the war-torn country if the ruthless Taliban regime in Afghanistan will to last a year soon in August. suffering severely, Khaama Press reported. The letter urged world leaders, regional allies and international organizations to take serious steps to fulfill their obligations to promote and protect the rights of Afghan girls, especially the right to education that was denied after the Taliban-led Afghan government banned education for girls in grades 6 and above. (ANI)

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