By: Farid Tanha , Date:24/03/2014
  CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): A political gathering in central Parwan province on Sunday pledged support to presidential candidate Qutbuddin Hilal in the April 5 elections. Nearly 2,000 people attended the rally in B... Read More

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CHARIKAR (PAN): The residents of central Parwan province demand of the government to explore job opportunities, disband armed groups and tackle rampant administrative corruption.
 
Abdul Saboor, a resident of the capital city of Charikar urged the government to ensure rule of law and merit policy in recruitment for government jobs.
 
Talking to Pajhwok Afghan News, he complained most of the university and school graduates were facing unemployment amid growing administrative corruption.
 

CHARIKAR (PAN): Parwan residents said Taliban have very little presence in the province but existence of armed men fueling insecurity in parts of the volatile region.
 
The province experiences greater presence of anti-social and armed elements--- a factor causing civilian casualties most of the time. The armed men are said to be the guards and supporters of MPs, warlords and Jihadi commanders.   
 

CHARIKAR (PAN): Parwan Governor said there was dire need to launch more rehabilitation projects in some areas of the province, adding provincial authorities had completed development projects worth $700 million in the region.
 
In his chat with Pajhwok Afghan News, Parwan Governor Abdul Saboor Salangi said a decade ago, most of the schools had no buildings but buildings for 210 schools had been completed including other projects during the rehabilitation process.
 

CHARIKAR (PAN): Provincial education authorities admitted the vital sector was facing immense shortage of professional teachers and other direly needed stuff, saying the sector could not be developed on modern lines. 
Zalmai Shaheed, head of Parwan education department said as many as 410 schools were  operational in the province out of which 159 were high, 126 intermediate while the rest 125 were primary schools. He said at least 812 female and 4, 867 male teachers impart education to 128, 070 boys and 77, 165 girls’ students. shamble

CHARIKAR (PAN): The economy of the residents of central Parwan province mainly depends on agriculture, gardening and livestock, officials and residents said.
 
Parwan is located 60 kilometers to the north of central Kabul province from where a lot of vegetables and fresh fruits are being exported to the capital. Officials said 80 percent economy of the population depends on agriculture and gardening with a number of them associate with profession of livestock and trade.  
 

 
1 – Association of Parwan Youth:
The association is established in central Parwan in 2007. Comprising 8,500 male and female members, the association operates in academic, cultural, athletic and social fields. It receives financial support from national traders. Mohammad Qasim Tabibzada is its editor-in-chief.
Contacts: 0788066088
  
2 – Nasim Cultural Foundation:

 
1 – Dunia Radio:
Dunia Radio was established in central Parwan in 2010. It airs programs from 5: 00am till 12:00pm. Its financial expenses are met with the help of commercials and partly by its owner. The radio has 50 employees and is headed by Abdul Alim Saqib.
 
Contacts: 0700295862
   
2 – Voice of Peace Radio:

 
55 – Malika Mayel Zada:
Elected Senator
 
Daughter of Muhammad Ismail, Malika Mayel is born in central Parwan province in 1960. She completed her high school and completed her diploma from a college. Earlier, she served as teacher at Hura Jalali school, supervisor at Abitab Organization, head of literature department at Tajrobavi high school, headmistress at Number Yak girl’s school and then served as principal at Bibi Hawa high school.
Contacts: 0705720418
 
56 – Maulvi Mir Hamdullah Munib:

Parwan provincial council has 14 members. Six of them are from the previous term and the remaining are fresh faces. The administrative board of the council is as follows:
Head: Ghulam Bahauddin Jilani
Deputy: Aminullah Shakori
Secretary: Shamsul Haq Shaikhani
 
1- Ghulam Bahauddin Jilani:

 
Governor of Parwan, General Abdul Basir Salangi was born in 1962 in Salang district of the province. He completed his primary education in his native village while went to Ansari district of Kabul province to get his secondary education.
During the Soviet Union invasion of Afghanistan, Salangi left school and joined mujahideen led by Ahmad Shah Masoud.
Soon after the collapse of Dr. Najibullah, Ahmad Shah Masoud appointed him security in charge for the Shashdark, Sedarat, Pul-i-Mahmood Khan, Ganizion, and radio and television localities in Kabul.

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