Universities to reopen today in Afghanistan

As per the announcement of Afghanistan's Ministry of Higher education, public universities are set to reopen on Wednesday (February 2)

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As per the announcement of Afghanistan's Ministry of Higher education, public universities are set to reopen on Wednesday (February 2).

The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) in a Twitter post applauded the move as crucial, saying that every young person has equal access to education.

"UN welcomes the announcement that public universities will begin re-opening 2 February to all female and male students," said the Twitter post of UNAMA.

Based on the announcement of the Ministry of Higher education of Afghanistan, universities in non-tropical provinces will resume in March while the new educational year in all provinces is supposed to begin in April, reported Khaama Press.


A total of 150 public universities across Afghanistan were closed for six months after the Taliban takeover that affected the studies of thousands of students in the country.

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