Syria, Bahrain and Venezuela discuss educational cooperation

New York, SANA-Minister of Education, Dr. Darem Tabbaa, discussed with his Bahraini counterpart, Dr. Majid bin Ali Al-Nuaimi, means of cooperation in the educational field between Syria and Bahrain, on the sidelines of the activities of the The Transforming Education Summit being currently convened in New York and lasts until the 19th of September.

Dr. Tabaa stressed the importance of the Syrian paper submitted to the Summit under the title “transforming Education in light of wars and Disasters.. Education and Learning in the Syrian Arab Republic an example and a symbol.”

The Syrian paper focused on means to develop the personal skills, solve the problems, work within a team, learn by projects and mechanism for finding job opportunities in addition to the efforts exerted by the education Ministry over the years of the war till now.

He expressed Syria’s readiness to cooperate with the Arab Countries, particularly Bahrain Kingdom and the need of the cooperation among the Arab Countries in the Educational field.

He hailed the cooperation and support provided to Syria by the international organizations in the educational sector.

In turn, Minister Al-Nuaimi stressed the need for joint cooperation in the educational field between the two countries, expressing his country’s readiness to support Syria in this field, especially the children affected by the crisis in it, as Bahrain represents the Arab group in the UNESCO General Conference and will support Syria’s demands in the educational field.

During the meeting, the two sides discussed the large impact of the ten-year war on the educational sector in Syria which causes that about 8 thousands schools to go out of service due to terrorism.

Dr. Tabbaa discussed in another meeting with the Venezuelan Minister of education, Yelitz Santaella, the importance of enhancing the educational cooperation between the two countries.

Dr. Darem pointed out to the deep relations between the two countries, asserting the importance of exchanging expertise in this sector between the two countries.

For her part, Minister Santaella underlined her country’s support and solidarity with Syria’s leadership and people, stressing the importance of strengthening cooperation between the Syria and Venezuela through cultural and educational activities.

Fedaa al-Rhayiah / Hala Zain

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