KAEC to build complex for 4,500 students
Riyadh, September 30, 2012
Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC) recently signed an agreement with the Ministry of Education allocating 98,000 sq m of land to build state-of-the art educational facilities for 4,500 boys and girls.
The agreement was signed during a meeting at KAEC by Fahd Al Hammad, general supervisor of the Buildings Authority at the Ministry of Education, and Abdulmuhsen Al Rashid, managing director and CEO of King Abdullah Economic City.
Discussions at the meeting included developing school buildings that are in line with the modern style of KAEC and are in accordance with world class standards in the educational sector.
In addition to the schools, the area allocated for the project will include various sports facilities, kindergartens and educational facilities and parking lots all in a properly landscaped setting.
"According to the partnership agreement, the Ministry will tender, supervise, operate and maintain the project to assure delivery on time and budget,” said Al Hammad.
“Phase one of the project will include an elementary school, a shared intermediate and secondary school for boys, a similar shared intermediate and secondary school for girls, and two kindergartens.
"The educational complex will initially accommodate a total of 4,500 students," he added. – TradeArabia News Service