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Posted On: 3 September 2020 06:08 pm
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:22 pm

Prime Minister visits public schools to inspect safety measures

Vrinda Abilash
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H.E. Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al-Thani visited three schools on Thursday morning, which included Omar bin Al Khattab Independent Preparatory School for Boys, Al Bayan Second Primary School for Girls, and Qatar Science and Technology Secondary School for Boys, to inspect the procedures and precautionary measures taken by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education and the Ministry of Public Health to achieve maximum safety for school students, and the teaching and administrative staff of schools, to prevent the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

During the visit, H.E. the Prime Minister was briefed on the various educational equipment and health preparations made for the new academic year 2021/2020 in light of the pandemic, in addition to inspecting a number of classrooms, scientific laboratories, isolation rooms, and halls.

H.E. the Prime Minister also attended a part of the lessons and exchanged discussions with students about their study experience and distance learning, and in this regard, His Excellency stressed the importance of preserving public health and educating young people about the need to adhere to the health measures taken, praising the efforts of the education sector to continue distance learning during the COVID-19 pandemic and to enhance the utilization of technological progress in this field.

H.E. the Prime Minister was accompanied during the visit by H.E. Minister of Public Health Dr. Hanan Mohamed Al Kuwari and a number of their Excellencies senior officials of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education.

Source: QNA