Staff Reporter Islamabad
Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry said on Monday that Pakistan would continue supporting endeavours for women’s education in Afghanistan.
The minister made the assurance during a telephone call with Nobel Peace Prize winner and human rights activist Malala Yousafzai in the wake of the Taliban’s takeover of the presidential palace in Kabul.
According to the report, the minister said that Pakistan was providing educational facilities to the children of Afghan refugees. He said that 6,000 Afghan children were currently studying in the country.
During the call, Yousafzai informed the minister about global concerns regarding women’s rights in Afghanistan. “Pakistan should play an active role in promoting women’s education in Afghanistan,” she said.