The General Education Directorate in Al-Ahsa recently held a meeting to manage the construction of new school buildings in the area.
The school planning directorate, under Education Director Ahmad Balghaneim, will review the new school projects and redefine old ones for the second semester.
Talking to the local media, Balghaneim stressed the importance of investing in school facilities as well as speeding up placement plans to dispose of rented buildings for educational purposes.
Faleh Al-Ajmi, director of School Planning, said there are 14 projects expected to be delivered in coordination with the building affairs directorate and other relevant directorates. Eight of these projects are geared toward primary schools, three each to intermediary and secondary schools.
Balghaneim acknowledged the efforts made by members of the new school committee for their speedy delivery of the projects. He also thanked the school planning directorate for preparing and organizing the meeting. He also congratulated the organizers of the Saudi festival for science and creativity for its rich scientific programs and activities.
While visiting SABIC´s exhibition, he acknowledged its upscale activities that help motivate students to discover science.
© Arab News 2015