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Afghan refugee children are studying in Pakistan (Islam Gul Afridi, SBS Pashto)

The Pakistani government has taken an unprecedented step in changing the Afghan schools’ curriculum from Pashto and Dari languages to Urdu and English language.

Islam Gul Afridi, Abdullah Alikhil
Published on
Saturday, February 9, 2019 - 18:01
File size
11.6 MB
6 min 20 sec

Afghan refugees in Pakistan say that with this decision they face many problems, and they oppose the decision.
Since four months, Afghan schools in Pakistan have told to change the school curriculum from Afghan languages to Pakistani languages (Urdu and English.)
Afghan school teachers say that with this step taken by the Pakistani government, they have faced many problems, and students can not get half of their education in a new language, and this will also make many problems for the students who are planning to return to Afghanistan and continue to pursue their studies in their country.
Our reporter Islam Gul Afridi has a report on the concerns of Afghan refugees.
Listen to the complete report here.