| 19 June 2024, Wednesday |

Saudi Arabia launches educational projects in Taiz

The Saudi Development and Reconstruction Program for Yemen (SDRPY) inaugurated a project to establish the Omar bin al-Khattab Model School and the joint Wihda Model School in Taiz governorate.

The two projects aim to support education and learning in the country as part of 52 educational projects and initiatives in various Yemeni governorates and 229 development projects and initiatives throughout Yemen.

According to the SDRPY statement, the two projects come in response to addressing the educational needs of students and providing new opportunities under a stimulating, conducive, and safe environment to invest in their potential and abilities.

– Dozens of projects

The Saudi projects and initiatives in the education sector amounted to 52 development projects and initiatives, including a project to print and distribute more than half a million textbooks, establish 31 model schools across Yemen, provide 12,978 pieces of school furniture, and a safe school transportation project by providing buses.

The Program also initiated university expansion projects to increase their capacity, boost educational attainment, and empower the youth.

It will benefit their communities and enhance the comprehensive knowledge of male and female students, improve the educational process, and raise students’ academic achievement.

The model schools built by the Saudi Program contribute to creating an excellent educational environment that enables schools to implement their academic programs and extracurricular activities through facilities equipped with the highest specifications, including scientific laboratories, computer laboratories, and sports areas.

The Saudi Program seeks to develop schools and educational facilities to attract students and provide comprehensive education for all students.

The statement noted that modern scientific facilities and techniques in model schools help support non-classroom activities, enhance students’ comprehensive knowledge, and boost the educational process.

The Saudi Program in Yemen presented more than 229 development projects and initiatives implemented in various governorates in eight primary and vital sectors: education, health, water, energy, transportation, agriculture, fisheries, capacity building of government institutions, and development programs.

The efforts have also included capacity-building for government institutions and implementing various development programs.


  • Asharq Al-Awsat