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Work on new projects at university begins

Work on new projects at university begins

Feb 27, 2013 - 18:32

 KANDAHAR CITY (PANinfo-icon): Construction work was launched on a library and media centre at the journalism faculty of Kandahar University on Wednesday, officials said.

At the launching ceremony, Higher Educationinfo-icon Minister Obaidullah Obaid said the library would be constructed at a cost of $3.5 million with financial support from US forces.

The media centre would be built at a cost of id="mce_marker" million proved by the United States Agency for the International Development (USAIDinfo-icon) within one year, he added.

Other facilities worth $3 million would also be added to the university by March of 2014 by the Ministry of Higher Education, he promised. An agricultureinfo-icon university, the first in Kandahar, will be built on 2,500 acres of land in the Tarank Farm area of the provincial capital with India’s financial support.

A modern Islamic university, to be an affiliated with Azhar International University, would also be established in the province, said Governor Toryalai Weesa.




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