1,400 to benefit from Bahrain-funded school
Manama, September 25, 2012
Nearly 1,400 pupils in the Gaza Strip will benefit from a newly opened school, built in co-operation with the Royal Charity Organisation (RCO) and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (Unrwa).
The Bahrain-funded school is situated in the Tel Al Hawa refugee camp.
Official said that 1,395 students have enrolled for the new academic year in the Kingdom of Bahrain Preparatory Boy's School and can avail its new facilities which includes 51 classrooms, two computer and science laboratories, a library, and a classroom exclusively for special needs education.
RCO secretary-general Dr Mustafa Al Sayed said the educational facility is the largest school in the Gaza Strip.
He praised efforts by His Majesty King Hamad and the Bahrain government along with donors to help fund the project, which was implemented under the patronage of RCO board chairman Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa. – TradeArabia News Service