By: The Kabul Times
KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani during his visit of southern Zabul Province, met with a number of University lecturers, youth and representatives of the civil society and heard their demands and problems, a statement from the presidential press office said yesterday. Mohammad Rasul Baryal, Dr. Esmatullah, Rohullah Rashidi, Nazifa Jalali, Wazhma Tokhi and Zahra Tokhi representing lecturers, teachers, youth, civil society and Lower House of the Parliament spoke on the occasion and asked President Ghani to pay attention to the province, in particular to capacity building, economic self-sufficiency, establishment of agricultural faculty, construction of library, improving education sector and reopening of closed schools, construction of township for teachers, evaluation of prisoners’ cases, development of universities and paving the way for investments, the statement added.
Thanking the speakers, the president emphasized that changes to take place in Zabul local organs and a delegation of the administrative reform and civil services commission to be dispatched to the province to recruit qualified people for the vacant posts. The president went on saying that sufficient budget allocated for Zabul university and through which the building for administrative offices and library to be built as well as the university to be renamed after Mirwais Nikah, the statement quoted the president as saying.