Ashghal, the Public Works Authority of Qatar, has announced the completion and delivery of 22 schools and 11 kindergartens in Doha and the surrounding areas to the Supreme Education Council in preparation for the academic year 2015-2016.
HE Eng Nasser Ali Al-Mawlawi, the President of Public Works Authority, Ashghal, took a tour of the new Omar Bin Al Khattab Independent School for boys school building, one of the schools that have been handed over to the Supreme Education Council (SEC). The president was accompanied by Eng Lahdan Saqr Al Mohannadi, Director of Buildings Affairs and Eng Abdulhakim Al Hashemi, Head of Educational Projects Section along with the Buildings Affairs staff.
On this occasion, HE Eng Al Mawlawi said: "We are pleased to deliver this new set of schools and kindergartens to the SEC before the start of the new academic year 2015-2016 to receive students. We are also proud that the authority is annually handing over a wide range of educational facilities before the start of every academic year." He added that "the authority handed over 21 schools and kindergartens to the SEC at the beginning of the 2014-2015 academic year and 20 educational facilities at the beginning of the 2013-2014 academic year, in addition to schools that have been handed over in previous years."
Eng Al Mawlawi went on to say that "the delivery of educational facilities in accordance with the schedules and required specifications is a testament to the concerted efforts, cooperation and continuous coordination between the Public Works Authority and the SEC to provide educational infrastructure and contribute to the development of this important sector to serve the citizens and residents"
The total cost of the new batch of schools exceeded QR 1 billion and 600 million.