1st Solarized School Inaugurated In Kohat
The Adviser to Chief Minister on Education Ziaullah Bangash Monday inaugurated First Solarized School under the Solar Southern Schools Project at Government Primary School Bazeed Khel Kohat on Monday
The project being funded by UN Office for Project Service (UNOPS) was completed by KP Department of Elementary and Secondary Education on partnership basis. Regional Manager Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) Abdullah Al Shoaibi and Deputy Head UK Department for International Development (DFID) Kemi Williums were also present on the occasion.
Addressing on the occasion the Adviser on Education while terming the launching ceremony of Solar Schools Project an historical moment for the entire southern districts, said that this project will provide free, renewable electricity to more than 1250 primary and middle school across the southern districts of the province including Kohat, Hangu, Karak, Bannu, Lakki Marwat and Dera Ismail Khan.
He added that this project would prove helpful in reducing the dropout rate of school going children and out of school children and the kids of these districts would be able to get education in good environment.
Bangash while eulogizing the efforts of SFD, DFID and UNOPS for promotion of quality education in the province, he diverted their attention towards the newly merged tribal districts of southern region where in the issue of electricity and other basic facilities in schools were worse than other parts of the province. He urged for extension of this project to these districts on war footings.
Earlier, the Chief Guest along with other distinguish guests formally inaugurated the project.