Afghanistan Ministry of Higher Education said based on a decision by cabinet, all higher education intuitions will be on holiday due to the second wave of COVID-19 from 28th November 2020 till March 2021.

In this meeting, the Ministry of Higher Education was asked to take action on how to organize part-time curricula in higher education institutions.

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Public Health announced a few days ago that, as the second wave of the Coronavirus spreads in the country, wedding hotels will be closed by the end of 20th December 2020.

Earlier, MoPH announced that the second wave of coronavirus has hit Afghanistan, and “the number of people infected with the virus is increasing day by day”.

The ministry has warned the public to take all precautionary measures to prevent the further spread of COVID-19.


  • Mohammad Haroon Alim holds a BBA degree from Kardan University. He works as a sub-editor for Khaama Press.