Polytechnical University of Kabul

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Kabul Polytechnic University
Kabul City.jpg
Established 1963 (Kabul Polytechnic College, founded in 1951[1])
Administrative staff
125 teachers
Students 547 new, 900 continuing
Address Karte Mamourin, Kabul, Afghanistan
34°32′06″N 69°07′11″E / 34.53500°N 69.11972°E / 34.53500; 69.11972
Campus 60 hectars
Website www.polytechnic-kabul.org

The Polytechical University of Kabul is a university in Kabul, Afghanistan. It was established in 1963 in the Karte Mamourin area beside the Intercontinental Hotel. The university has seven faculties ( Construction, Geology and mines, Computer Science, Chemical Technology, Hydraulics structures, Electrics and transportation)with many sub-departments, including more than 300 professional and many general subject departments.

In June 2002, the first government of Afghanistan was formed by the Loya Jirga which took place at a tent on the campus of the Polytechnical University. The tent was especially built for housing the gathering of the 1,500 representatives.

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  2. ^ Bewig, Matt (2012-01-15). "Ambassador from Afghanistan: Who Is Eklil Ahmad Hakimi?". AllGov. Retrieved 2013-04-09.