No: 385, 21 December 2022, Press Release Regarding the Ban on Higher Education for Girls in Afghanistan

Republic Of Türkiye Ministry Of Foreign Affairs 21.12.2022

We are saddened and concerned about the ban imposed also on higher education for girls in Afghanistan.

Education is a fundamental human right which all individuals must enjoy and not be deprived of, on the basis of equal opportunity and in a non-discriminatory manner.

It is essential for the prosperity and future of the country that all girls are entitled to education without any exception in Afghanistan in line with the expectation of its people.

In this regard, we state our expectation for the decision to be revised and necessary steps to be taken as soon as possible.

Atatürk

Monday - Sunday

09:00 - 16:00

Visa applications are accepted between 09:30-11:00 hours only.
1/1/2024 1/2/2024 New Year's Day
3/21/2024 3/21/2024 Human Rights Day
3/29/2024 Good Friday (Friday before Easter Sunday)
4/21/2024 Family Day
4/27/2024 Freedom Day
5/1/2024 Workers Day
6/16/2024 Youth Day
8/9/2024 National Women's Day
9/24/2024 9/25/2024 Heritage Day
12/16/2024 Day of Reconciliation
12/25/2024 Cristmas Day
12/26/2024 Day of Goodwill