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Thousands of students graduate from training centers in Helmand

July 5, 2012

Thousands of students have graduated from training centers in Helmand province at Lashkar Gah.

Female students at their graduation ceremony in Helmand province, southern Afghanistan

Female students at their graduation ceremony in Helmand province, southern Afghanistan

Helmand Governor Mohammad Gulab Mangal also participated in the graduation ceremony and said:

“Not only we prepared opportunities of Jobs for the male but also we took important steps for the women regarding several fields in the province.

“One of the several opportunities for the female is the training centers which are established for the women in Lashkar Gah city and Gereshk district and around six-hundred females students were graduated from the training center from several fields today in Lashkar Gah city.”

He added:

“We try to develop similar programs in the province for the training of the youths.”

Meanwhile 2,100 male students were graduated from the educational and other fields training center in Safian area of Lashkar Gah city. The Helmand Governor gave graduation certificates to those students who studied in the training center for six months. Mercy Corps reported:

“In total 8,500 students male and female were trained by the Mercy Corps’s training centers in different fields this year in Lashkar Gah, Gereshk and four other districts of Helmand province.”

The Corps also reported that:

“We plan to lay the process to those areas of Helmand where these programs are not prepared yet.”

Some of the line ministers for Helmand province also participated in the graduation ceremony and several pieces of equipment were given to the student according to their field at the conclusion of the ceremony.

Report provided by the Helmand Media Information Centre

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  1. Claudio Alpaca permalink
    July 5, 2012 22:16

    I am happy reading this notice, that is very important as reflect a progression on Afghan’s society, and, among it, women. We are arriving to a modern society form, where men and women have parity of rights, dignity, capacities.
    I thanks all those who have drived to this traguard, that is the further step of others.claudio Alpaca

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