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Minister presents proposal to construct 36 new schools
June 19, 2015, 12:46 pm

Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Bader Al-Essa has determined the actual need of the ministry for new schools in all educational districts and a proposal has been presented to construct 36 new schools in fiscal 2015/2016, reports Al- Anba daily.

Speaking after the groundbreaking ceremony for the first intermediate school for boys in Ishbiliya recently, Al- Essa disclosed that the 36 schools will be located in five educational districts, except Mubarak Al-Kabeer as new schools will be constructed in Abu Fatira and Messila within fiscal 2016/2017.

The minister also congratulated the residents of Ishbiliya for the construction of the first intermediate school for boys, indicating the school will be handed over to the ministry after 15 months. He also unveiled a plan to renovate some schools as part of the ministry’s efforts to improve the educational sector.

Ramadan is here again, and with memory of the first sit-in held by nutrition supervisors who were dismissed from the Ministry of Education lingering, some former supervisors have said they still wait on the promise made by the ministry to hire them as security officers in schools, reports Al-Rai daily.

In this context, Secretary General of the Manpower and Government Restructuring Program (MGRP) Fawzi Al- Madjali disclosed that the program has since requested the ministry to present all governmental contracts and tenders which have been approved, and with the required percentage of Kuwaiti personnel in the contracts to enable MGRP to supply the national personnel registered in the program, as per job opportunities available on the contracts and tenders.

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