Bahrainis investing in building schools in Kazakhstan's Nur-Sultan
BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 6
By Nargiz Sadikhova - Trend:
Construction of a school with participation of Bahrain investors is underway Kazakhstan’s Nur-Sultan city which will solve the issue of some schools operating in three shifts and thus being overpacked, Trend reports with reference to the press office of city’s akimat (administrative center).
Currently construction of two schools underway in Kazakhstan’s capital.
The construction of these schools is expected to make spots for over 25,000 students and 4,500 pre-schoolers. The construction of one of the schools is being carried out via investments from Bahrain worth 3.3 billion tenge ($7.8 million).
“The school will be given free of charge to the municipal property of the city, and the schooling will be free. The construction is to be completed in 2021,” the report said.
The akimat noted that this is not the first school in the city constructed through investments from the Arab countries. Previously businessmen from UAE and the Qatar invested in construction of two schools in the city. Additionally, 12 state schools will also be constructed this year, and 12 more in 2021.
Within the framework of the five year complex plan, construction of nearly 50 state schools is planned (including 10 schools which are to be constructed on the territory of already existing ones).
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