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Kuwait education ministry to open 16 new schools in Fall

The new schools will open in the Jahra and Farwaniya educational zones.

Kuwait education ministry will open 16 new schools in the academic year 2009-10, according to a report.

The state news agency KUNA reported that assistant education undersecretary for infrastructure, Mohammad Al Sayegh, said on Thursday that the ministry is going to open the new schools in Jahra and Farwaniya educational zones.

Al Sayegh told KUNA that 12 new schools are scheduled to be open in Fall 2009 in Jahra educational zone, 11 of which will be in Saad Al Abdullah city.

The official added that four new schools will also be opened in the same period in Farwaniya educational zone, the newswire reported.

Al Sayegh noted that the new schools will include kindergartens, elementary, intermediate and high schools.

The official added there are nine schools which are under development, but are set to start operating in 2011, KUNA added.

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