Ethiopia

State to construct 130 schools

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Amhara State, January 14, 2012 (Bahir Dar) - Preparations are finalized to construct 130 primary and secondary schools in Amhara State with over 350 million Birr, the regional education bureau said.

Bureau Head, Negussu Tilahun told ENA that the schools will contribute towards success of ongoing efforts of the country to achieve the MDGs in the education sector.

The head said 100 of the educational facilities are primary schools.

Negussu said the schools will have laboratories, libraries and offices, among others.

Construction of the schools will be fully finalized within six months, he said.

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