Kuwaiti charities support for Syrians hailed
ISTANBUL, May 14, (KUNA): The Kuwait-based Al-Najat Charity opened Sunday a new school for displaced Syrian children in the southern Turkish province of Sanliurfa. A plethora of local officials — including Governor of Sanliurfa province, Abdullah Erin — and representatives of several Kuwaiti, Qatari, Syrian and Turkish civil society organizations and charities attended the opening ceremony.
In his speech on this occasion, Erin hailed the great support offered by Kuwaiti organizations to Syrians in Turkey.
He also underlined the need for more schools to cater for the huge number of Syrian students who fl ed to Turkey to escape the confl ict in their home country. He spoke highly about the strong Kuwaiti-Turkish relations.
For his part, head of overseas education department at Al-Najat Charity Ibrahim Al-Bader said that Al-Najat underlined the importance of education for displaced people. He noted that the school accommodates for 800 students. He unveiled plans to build 25 schools in Sanliurfa to serve displaced Syrian children