Aqaba to receive its first school complex

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AMMAN — The Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA), and the Aqaba Development Corporation signed an agreement paving the way for the building of a school complex in Aqaba, Al-Mamlaka TV reported.اضافة اعلان

The school, to be set up in the northern part of the port city, will be co-educational for the first five grades and will have two separate school buildings, for girls and for boys, from the sixth to the 12th grade. There will also be a kindergarten and outdoor playgrounds.

Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Wajih Owais signed the agreement, together with ASEZA Chief Commissioner Nayef Al-Bakhit and CEO of the Aqaba Development Corporation Hussein Al-Safadi; two Education Ministry officials were also present at the signing ceremony.

Owais said that the schools will benefit the Aqaba community, adding that they are a model for future schools in the Kingdom.

The schools, he added, will provide the appropriate teaching and learning environment and reduce transportation costs and hassle for parents.

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