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Panjsher teachers receive food

Panjsher teachers receive food

Aug 31, 2010 - 15:19

<!--break--><p>PARAKH (PAN): An Afghan trader donated 83 tonnes of wheat and 27 tonnes of ghee to teachers and education department employees in central Panjsher province, an official said on Tuesday.</p><p>Each of 1,665 education department employees and teachers received 50 kilograms of wheat and 16 kilogram of ghee, Education Director Zalmay Shaheed told Pajhwok Afghan News.</p><p>Fazl Din, a teacher living in the 2nd district, said: "God bless him (the trader. He has helped us in Ramadan and ahead of Eid. We are very grateful to him."</p><p>Another teacher, named Sayed Muhammad, said they expected all traders to assist their needy countrymen.</p><p>The trader refused to be interviewed, saying his name should not be mentioned in the news report. The director said the businessman had also distributed food items among teachers last year.</p><p>am/mud</p>