Deputy Minister of Information and Culture and spokesman of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan Zabiullah Mujahid said that schools and universities for girls and boys will reopen in the upcoming new solar year-March 2022.
Speaking with Associated Press on Saturday, January 16, 2022, Zabiullah Mujahid said that the Ministry of Education and Ministry of Higher Education are working hard to reopen higher schools and public universities in two months.
The spokesman said that higher schools in most of the provinces have been reopened and in some provinces, they are still closed due to economic issues.
He reiterated that girls and boys will be separated in classrooms and they are working to build more hostels for girls around Afghanistan.
It has been nearly six months that 150 public universities have been closed across Afghanistan while in 40 private universities boys and girls study.
Girls are only allowed to attend classed up to sixth grade in public schools.