President Ghani: enhancing women’s capacity and improving education is our top priority

Paktika—President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani pledged to build female-only schools in Sharana and Urgun, and vowed to pay extra to female justices and attorneys had they chose to work in Paktika to meet the demands for female judges and prosecutors.

President Ghani thanked women for their participation in Wolesi Jirga elections, eradicating infant mortality, and increasing number of female nurses and midwives.

The president stressed that the government is committed to augment women’s professional capacity in order to increase their employment chances.