Bahrain Signs Agreement to Build School for Syrian Refugees in Jordan
In line with Bahrain’s commitment to help Syrian refugees, a cooperation agreement has been signed by the Royal Charity Organisation (RCO) and Jordan Hashemite Charity Organization (JHCO) to build a school in the Jordanian capital, Amman, on an area of 10 acres allocated by the Jordanian Education Ministry for the project.
Jordanian Deputy Premier and Minister of Education Dr. Mohammed Dhanibet attended the signing of the agreement which was concluded by RCO Secretary General Dr. Mustafa Sayed and JHCO Secretary General Ayman Riyadh Al-Meflah.
The Representative of HM the King for Charity Work and Youth Affairs and RCO Board of Trustees Chairman Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa extended thanks to Bahrain’s government for its tremendous support of continuous philanthropic initiatives to support Bahrain’s neighbors and allies.
Shaikh Nasser underlined RCO’s keenness to carry out many development projects, pointing out that the sustainable development policy is RCO’s strategy in all rescue and humanitarian aid to assist countries all over the world. He said the project is part of Bahrain’s efforts to support the Syrian people and back the humanitarian efforts of Jordan to give seats for the Syrian refugees’ children at public schools. He explained that the project was announced by HRH the Crown Prince at the International Donors Conference which was hosted by Kuwait under the patronage of Kuwaiti Amir Shaikh Sabah Al Ahmed Al Jaber Al Sabah.
On his part, the Jordanian Deputy Premier and Minister of Education Dr. Mohammed Dhanibet extended heartfelt thanks to HM the King for his support to Jordan’s efforts to assist the Syrian brethren, lauding deep-rooted historic fraternal relations between Bahrain and Jordan. He added that the agreement would help solve the problem of crowded classes at public schools as the project will benefit both the Jordanian and Syrian students.