Bahrain yesterday opened a new school for Syrian refugee children in Abu Nasir town, Jordan.
Bahrain Intermediate Girls School was inaugurated in line with the directives of His Majesty King Hamad and under the patronage of His Majesty’s representative for charity work and youth affairs and Royal Charity Organisation (RCO) chairman Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa.
Shaikh Nasser thanked the King, the RCO Honorary President, for his directives to continue providing humanitarian aid to Syrian people to alleviate their suffering. He also hailed the efforts of Jordan’s King Abdullah to back humanitarian work.
Shaikh Nasser underlined Bahrain’s unflinching commitment to support Syrian refugees in light of the difficult situation facing them.
RCO secretary general Dr Mustafa Sayed, who inaugurated the school, thanked the King for his kind humanitarian gesture, praising the efforts of Shaikh Nasser in backing humanitarian and sustainable development projects.
The school serves 665 intermediate female students, from grade seven to 10, and comprises 19 classrooms, a library, a science lab, two computer labs and teachers’ offices.