First Japanese school in Egypt opens

02-12-2018 11:57 PM

Medhat Mounir

Saturday 1 December 2018 saw the first Egyptian-Japanese school in Egypt open in al-Obour satellite, Qalyubiya, north of Cairo.

The school was opened by Tarek Shawki, Egypt’s Minister of Education; Sahar Nasr, Minister of Investment; Alaa Abdel-Halim, Qalyubiya Governor; and Japan’s Ambassador to Egypt Masaki Noke.

Established on an area of 2,000 square metres, the new school includes 22 classes for kindergarten and primary education and 1,500 sq.m of playgrounds. It was built by the the engineering authority of the Egyptian Armed Forces at the cost of EGP30 million.

Watani International

2 December 2018

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