Afghan Biographies

Habibia High School Kabul

Name Habibia High School Kabul
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Habibiya HS Rd, Kabul, Afghanistan

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Habibia High School has educated many of the former and current Afghan elite and the country's most famous musician Ahmad Zahir. It was founded by King Habibullah Khan in 1903. It is situated in the south of the city in a district known as Carteh Seh. It suffered severe damage during the civil war of the 1990s between the different mujahideen factions who had ousted the communist government of Mohammad Najibullah in 1992.

Habibia High School is one of the largest and most reputed schools in Afghanistan. Dr. Abdul Ghani, was the school’s first Principal. Many prominent Afghan personalities have graduated from the school including President Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai and former President Hamid Karzai.

The School was renovated with the assistance of Government of India during December 2003 – March 2006. The renovated school building was inaugurated jointly by Ex President Hamid Karzai and Dr. PM Manmohan Singh, former Prime Minister of India on August 28, 2005. Since then, India has been assisting Habibia School by way of repair and maintenance, upgradation of labs, training of teachers, etc.(20160521)

Last Modified 2016-05-21
Established 2016-05-21