Tabbaa discusses with UNHCR means to enhance cooperation in educational field

Damascus, SANA- Minister of Education, Dr. Darem Tabbaa, discussed on Monday with the United Nations ‘ High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) representative in Syria Sivanka Dhanapala, and the accompanying delegation ways to enhance bilateral cooperation in the educational domain.

Tabbaa affirmed the Syrian government’s commitment to providing qualitative education and a safe school environment for all Syrian students in all governorates.

A booklet will be issued containing procedures to be followed when Syrian refugee students return to the country to enroll at schools, Tabbaa noted.

In turn, Sivanka pointed out to the Ministry’s support in the areas of renovating schools, which amounted to 25 ones, in addition to participating in carrying out the hosting program, which includes exams for students coming from areas controlled by terrorist groups and from Lebanon, as well as the catch-up lessons for children who have dropped out of schools.

Nisreen Othman / Baraa Ali

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