The foundation stone of a university was laid in central Maidan Wardak province on Saturday, an official said.
Students and teachers from more than 30 schools across Afghanistan will attend an educational programme in Kabul, the British Council said on Tuesday.
President Hamid Karzai on Saturday inaugurated the country’s first-ever agricultural university in southern Kandahar province.
By developing and improving the higher education system, Afghanistan will ensure that it has qualified graduates who are skilled in both teaching and research.
Keeping up with student demand is difficult at Nahid Shahid School. In the sprawling suburb of Qala-i-Wazir in Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, the school now has 6,200 students filing in and out of classes every day in a series of four shifts.
The Czech Republic on Saturday promised offering education facilities to Afghan students, the Presidential Palace in Kabul said.