KABUL: In order to honor the country’s journalists, Dunya University of Afghanistan (DUA) provided 10 master’s degree and 27 bachelor’s degree scholarships to the country’s media outlets.
Abdul Rahim Saeedi, the executive director of Dunya University said that the university is proud to provide scholarships to educate and build the capacity of the country’s journalists.
He added that journalists are the main defenders of the national interests of the country and the voice of truth, adding journalists have a special place in the welfare and progress of the country.
“We are trying to provide fundamental opportunities for the media. Today, fortunately, we have prepared 10 scholarships for masters and 24 scholarships for bachelors, which fortunately are in different disciplines,” Saeedi said.
“We have prepared various programs for the country’s journalists, which fortunately 34 scholarships for journalists were distributed,” said Mohammad Qais Momand, director of programs at Dunya University.
According to him, the process of this program was very transparent and fair, with 80 applicants in the master’s program, of which 10 were successful in this process.
He added: “The program has been created for the 5 years and we try to prepare more opportunities for the country’s journalists.”
Meanwhile Jawed Sangdel, president and founder of Dunya University believes that journalists are the backbone of a society that performs a difficult task.
“Journalists are the voice of the right and the voice of the people, and they play an essential role in the development of the country,” he said.
Dunya university has so far provided hundreds of scholarships to government employees, youth and fresh graduates of schools.
“I am thankful to Dunya and the Sangdel family for providing such a wonderful opportunity for us to study and explore more,” a journalists, Sayed Yama said.
Another journalist, shekiba welcomed Dunya’s initiative, saying that such works would help improve the capacity of the media workers in the country.
The Kabul Times