SWAT: The UAE Ambassador to Pakistan, Ali Saif Sultan Al-Awani, laid down the foundation stone of a primary and secondary school at Swat on Wednesday. The school will have 22 classrooms, three laboratories, a clinic and a cafeteria that can accommodate 1,000 students. It is part of the implementation phase of educational projects funded and supervised by the UAE Government, which allocated $26 million as part of the UAE’s “Help Pakistan” project. The construction, maintenance, and reconstruction of 51 educational projects will be carried out in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, South Waziristan Agency & Bajaur Agency. They are divided into 44 primary education projects and 11 secondary and higher education projects to be ready by 18 months.
Published in The Express Tribune, April 21st, 2011.
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