As a gesture that reflects the interest of the Sudanese Ministry of Education in Tayba Education City, which was established by Qatar Charity (QC) in Sudan, a good number of the ministry’s officials, educators, hundreds of students from Tayba schools participated in the first morning assembly at the beginning of the new academic year.
Babiker Bakheet, director of the General Administration of Secondary Education at the Ministry of Education, rang the start bell, QC said in a statement.
Addressing the students, Babiker praised the support of the Qatari people and QC’s efforts in Sudan, thanking them for establishing Tayba Education City.
He also commended the great services provided by Tayba Education City to orphaned children and the surrounding community, and urged the students to be diligent, hoping for an outstanding academic performance that befits Tayba schools.
Dr Mona al-Faki, director of Organisations at the Ministry of Education in Khartoum State, said a supportive educational environment was provided in the city of Tayba.
Hassan Odeh, director of QC’s Sudan office, pledged to harness all potentials, energies and efforts to provide an appropriate educational environment for Tayba’s students, calling for further co-operation and integration to build distinctive leaderships and competencies, who will lead their communities.
The principals of schools in Tayba Educational City announced their readiness to make the new school year successful, as they benefited from the first operational experience during the past year. Many students expressed their happiness at joining Tayba schools.
In Sudan, QC opened Tayba Education City, which is the largest of its kind in June this year. The 9,000sq m Taiba Education City is a model project of QC in the country and consists of several facilities, such as a foundation school, a secondary school, a laboratory, a library and a computer lab, offices and a health centre that provides medical services for students and poor residents from surrounding villages. The city also has various administrative facilities, dining and activity halls, sports facilities and a dormitory for 500 orphans.