MOE to build 3,200 schools worth SR20 billion

Published 15 Nov 2009
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MOE to build 3,200 schools worth SR20 billion
Jeddah - The Ministry of Education (MOE) has launched a SR20 billion project to construct 3,200 schools for boys and girls in different parts of the Kingdom. The new school buildings will accommodate more than 1.7 million students.
Deputy Minister of Education for Buildings, Mr. AbdulRahman Al-Ahmed, said that the ministry is handed over every day two new school buildings by contractors, pointing out that the new projects would help the ministry get rid of its rented buildings.
He said that the ministry has undertaken an ambitious plan to design new school buildings, supervise their construction and carry out their operation and maintenance and It had signed contracts with private companies for the maintenance of 30 school buildings, "Al-Riyadh" newspaper reported.
Referring to the purchase of lands for school buildings, the minister said it is done by a joint committee comprising representatives from the ministries of finance and education.

Last Modified Date: 10/02/2013 - 4:13 PM Saudi Arabia Time


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