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Taliban bans co-education in varsities

In a recent decree issued by the Taliban, co-education at Kabul University and Kabul  Polytechnic University has been put to an end. Segregated timings and days of the week have been allotted for male and female students of the university.

As per the new timetable, three days have been assigned for female students during which no male student would be allowed and the remaining three for the male students which would see no female student on the campus.

Ahmad Taqi, the spokesperson of the Taliban Ministry said that the decree was issued based on the suggestions of the University to have enough time for academic activities, practicals, and scientific activities.

For now, this decree will be implemented from May i.e. next month, only at the Kabul University and Kabul Polytechnic University.