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Dr Al Sayyed, centre, signs the deal

Bahrain signs school plan for Syrian refugees

Manama, September 11, 2012

Bahrain yesterday (September 10) signed an agreement to build an educational complex for Syrian refugee children at Al Zaatari Camp in Jordan.

The move follows directives from His Majesty King Hamad to extend a lifeline to the Syrian refugees.

Royal Charity Organisation secretary-general Dr Mustafa Al Sayyed signed the deal in Amman.

The project is being co-ordinated with the Hashemite Charity Foundation, Jordan's ministry of education and Unicef.

The ceremony was attended by Jordanian educational and technical affairs secretary-general Sattam Awad, Jordan-based Unicef office director Dominique Hyde and Bahrain Ambassador Nasser bin Rashid Al Kaabi.

The complex includes classrooms, science labs, playgrounds to accommodate 4,000 students, in addition to administrative and teaching centres. – TradeArabia News Service




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