Taliban retitles the University of Burhanuddin Rabbani to Kabul Education University
The Taliban replaced the name of Hamid Karzai International Airport with its preceding name-Kabul International Airport.
A government university in Afghanistan named Burhanuddin Rabbani after former Afghan President and founder of Afghanistan’s second-biggest political party was renamed to Kabul Education University by the Taliban on Monday. The Khaama Press News Agency reported An official directive which was out by the Ministry of Higher Education reads, universities are the intellectual assets of Afghanistan and must not be named after ethnic leaders or political.
In 2009, the university was named after Burhanuddin Rabbani when he got killed in a suicide attack in his home. The decision aroused anger among the students of the university which led to wide protests that turned violent and inflicted casualties to students. The Taliban switched the name of Hamid Karzai International Airport to its previous name-Kabul International Aiport and the name of Maoud square to its previous name-Public health square in Kabul, earlier, the Taliban had also removed Uzbek from their language status.