An official from Afghanistan’s ministry of education said in a news release this week that the education departments in Maidan Wardak and Baghlan provinces have received international aid. First in Afghanistan’s province of Maidan Wardak, education officials received 1192 tables and chairs from the Turkish Provincial Reconstruction Team. According to a statement from the education ministry, the tables and chairs will be distributed to schools through out the province of Maidan Wardak. Also, in Afghanistan’s province of Baghlan, education officials received 200 tables and chairs, and 42 blackboards from the United Nations. These will be distributed to various schools in Baghlan province.
As Afghanistan continues to build new schools, assistance such as the ones noted above will help to modernize the schools, and students will be able to learn in much greater comfort.