Saudi-funded $10m school completed in Bahrain

The Saudi Development Fund-supported school is located in Hamad Town and features a three-storey main building comprising 30 classrooms, with a capacity of 900 students

The new school is part of a six-school project supported by the Saudi Fund for Development [representational image].
The new school is part of a six-school project supported by the Saudi Fund for Development [representational image].

Bahrain’s Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs, and Urban Planning has completed a boys' intermediate school in Hamad Town, worth $10.2m (BHD3.9m).

The project is the fifth school to be completed by the works ministry in its implementation of projects supported by the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD).

The fund has reportedly provided up to $85m (BHD32m) for the construction of six schools across Bahrain.

Quoting Ahmed Al-Khayyat, works affairs undersecretary at the ministry, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) noted that the new school in Hamad Town has been designed to meet standards set by the Education Ministry. 

The school is also said to meet the requirements of sustainable green buildings.

Spanning 11,403m2, the school features a three-storey main building with 30 classrooms that can hold as many as 900 students, in addition to science and computer laboratories, library, a multi-purpose sports hall, and offices for the teaching and administrative staff, among other facilities.

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