The Ministry of Information and Culture on Monday signed contracts with a number of private higher education institutes to help around 10,000 school graduates to pursue higher education with 25 percent discount.
Sayed Kamal Sadat, deputy director of youth department, said the contract was signed with 26 private higher and semi-higher institutes to offer higher education to 10,000 students with 25 percent discount in fee.
He said 370 other school graduates were granted to be enrolled to the institutes free of any charges.
Private Health Science Institutes’ Union head Abdul Hameed Rahmanzai Safi told Pajhwok Afghan News that wanted to improve public interests and provide different education facilities to students.
“It is our responsibility to work for the development of Afghanistan, social justice, protection of human values and balanced improvement,” he said, adding the government and private sector should work together to promote the capacity of youths.