IEA strives to provide working environment

KABUL (Agencies): Deputy Prime Minister for Political Affairs Mawlavi Abdul Kabir, said that they are trying to provide a better working environment for professors of Afghan universities.
Deputy Prime Minister for Political Affairs, Mawlavi Abdul Kabir raised this issue during a meeting with around 450 Afghan university professors in Kabul, which was organized for the encouragement of the country’s academic figures.
University professors and academic figures of Afghanistan are the assets of this country and the Islamic Emirate never wants to lose them, he emphasized. In the past two years, it has been proven that no university professor or school teacher in Afghanistan has been threatened, rather they have been respected and their benefits and salaries have always been paid on time by the Islamic Emirate, he added.
Mr. Kabir said that the universities are centers of science and knowledge, not the place for promoting foreign cultures and beliefs which was driven under the former administration.
Sheikh Mawlavi Nada Mohammad Nadim, Acting Minister of Higher Education, who participated in this meeting said, after the return of the Islamic Emirate, nearly 450 Afghan university professors who moved abroad to continue their studies have returned for serving the country’s youths with their knowledge.
On the other hand, Acting Minister of Information and Culture Mullah Khairullah Khairkhah, said that extensive efforts should be made for intellectual revival of the young generation, and the opportunity gained after several years should be used well.
Later on, Mawlavi Noorullah Nouri, Acting Minister of Border and Tribal Affairs, and Sheikh Mohammad Khaled Hanafi, Acting Minister of Vice and Virtue, stated that the future of the country is dependent on professors and that professors at Afghan universities need to inspire students with Islamic and patriotic spirit.
Meanwhile, some of these professors who have returned to the country said the goal of their reunion with their people was to assist the youth in their knowledge and self-sufficiency of Afghanistan in terms of education.
They added that stability and progress of Afghanistan is not possible without education and they want to start teaching again in universities to achieve this goal.
It is worth noting that these professors had traveled abroad to complete their master’s and doctoral studies.