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Taliban to Remove Subjects Contradicting Sharia Law From University Curriculum

© WANA NEWS AGENCYMembers of the Taliban Intelligence Special Forces guard the military airfield in Kabul
Members of the Taliban Intelligence Special Forces guard the military airfield in Kabul - Sputnik International, 1920, 13.09.2021
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Taliban's* Ministry of Higher Education announced that it will remove subjects considered as running counter to the Islam's Sharia law from the curriculum of Afghanistan's universities.
"Each subject that is against Islamic laws will be removed," acting Minister of Higher Education Shaikh Abdul Baqi Haqqani said as quoted by the TOLO news agency on Monday.
Furthermore, students of both genders will no longer be allowed to study alongside one another.
The ministry also promised to launch a special program which will allow students to study abroad in the future.
An Afghan girl stands among widows clad in burqas during a cash for work project by humanitarian organisation CARE International in Kabul - Sputnik International, 1920, 07.09.2021
Taliban Leader Says Sharia Law Will Be in Force in Afghanistan
Last Tuesday, Taliban's leader, Hibatullah Akhundzada said that "in the future, all issues of governance and life in Afghanistan will be governed by the laws of Holy Sharia."
Sharia is a religious law forming part of the Islamic tradition. It is derived from the Quran and acts as a code for living that all Muslims should abide to including regular prayers, strict fasting and donating to the poor.
*A terrorist group outlawed in Russia and many other countries.
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