KUWAIT CITY, Aug 27: Ministry of Education has responded to warnings from the Government Center for Tests, Quality Control and Researches at the Ministry of Public Works and decided to shut down Latifah Al-Fares High School for Girls at Fahaheel in Ahmadi Educational Area, thus transferring 700 students therein due to report that buildings of the school are no longer safe, reports Al-Rai daily.
The daily quoting a source explained that the concretes were detected to have cracked, indicating the structures could collapse at any moment. He said the Educational Facilities Sector decided to shut down the school and include it on the list of structures to be pulled down for reconstruction, and excluded the school from those in service for academic year 2018/2019.
He informed that immediately after the decision was taken to shut down the school, the problem concerning the mechanism of distributing the students to other schools surfaced. He indicated one of the two schools selected for this purpose is not at Fahaheel, so concerned students and their parents were confused.