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Gov't floats tenders to build 16 new public schools

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The ministry said the new schools will accommodate the "natural" increase in the student numbers, reduce the number of rented classrooms, and end double-shift schooling system. (Photo: Petra)
AMMAN — The Ministry of Education, in cooperation with the housing and planning ministries announced tenders to build 16 public schools across the country, funded by a loan from the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD).اضافة اعلان

In a statement on Sunday carried by the Jordan News Agency, Petra, the ministry said construction of the new school premises comes as part of its efforts to meet need for school buildings to accommodate the "natural" increase in the student numbers, reduce the number of rented classrooms, and end double-shift schooling system.

Earlier, the ministry, in cooperation with the Housing Ministry, had launched bids to carry out related studies and prepare documents. Execution tenders were floated in Jordan's Official Gazette to Jordanian and Saudi companies for implementation, the statement added.

As for supervision during the implementation process, Jordanian engineering offices will carry out the inspection and monitoring tasks, in cooperation with concerned Jordanian authorities, the statement said.

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