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Norwegian ambassador’s emphasis on reopening girls’ schools in Afghanistan

Norwegian ambassador’s emphasis on reopening girls’ schools in Afghanistan

The Norwegian ambassador in Kabul, in a meeting with the caretaker government officials and the head of UNAMA, emphasized the reopening of girls’ schools in the new year.

Paul Kloman Bacon, Chargé d’Affaires of the Norwegian Embassy in Afghanistan, announced on his X page that he met with the political deputy of the Taliban group, Mr. Hamid Karzai, the former president of Afghanistan, and Ms. Roza Atunbayeva, the head of UNAMA, and said that in all these meetings, he was in favor of the reopening of schools. Emphasized for girls.

Meanwhile, the US Embassy’s charge d’affaires for Afghanistan, Karen Dicker, said that for the third year in a row, schools remain closed to girls above sixth grade.

The academic year of 1403 has started in Afghanistan, but in Afghanistan under the rule of the Taliban, girls are not allowed to enter schools above the sixth grade.

The Ministry of Education of the Taliban government once again emphasized on the observance of hijab by girls, but there has been no mention of reopening schools for secondary and high school girls.