Kabul – The Department of Virtue Promotion in Balkh province has instructed the faculties of Balkh University to not permit students to enter the university with smartphones.
The order has been given orally to students in a number of faculties of Balkh University and in some others through distributing announcements notice.
According to the announcement, the violators will be punished in accordance with Sharia law.
Meanwhile, Taliban’s Ministry of Higher Education had previously instructed private higher education institutions to avoid participating of males and females in co-environments such as seminars, scientific and research forums.
Restrictions against women and girls in educational centers have caused widespread domestic and foreign reactions. But Taliban says the restrictions are in accordance with Sharia law and they will not step back.
Source: Hasht-e Subh Daily