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Posted On: 31 May 2023 10:30 pm
Updated On: 31 May 2023 10:59 pm

Children of Imams and Muezzins to be exempted from school textbook fees & school transport fees

Fareeha Imtiaz
Fareeha Imtiaz
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Children imams muezzins exempted school textbooks transport fees

The Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MoEHE) tweeted on 31 May 2023 a clarification to a draft decision that was approved in the regular cabinet meeting, which took place on 31 May 2023.

The cabinet meeting stated that a draft decision of the Minister of Education and Higher Education had been approved which amended some provisions of Decision No. 42 of 2017, setting the price of schools textbooks and school transport fees for non-Qatari students who are not GCC nationals and exempting them from these fees.

To provide further clarification regarding this, The Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MoEHE) issued a statement explaining that the exemption of the mentioned school textbook fees and transportation fees was for children of Imams and Muezzins who are registered with the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs, regardless of nationality.

Source: Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MoEHE)
Cover image credit: The Peninsula