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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2647

Palestine signs agreement with Sri Lanka to train teachers in the first grade and kindergarten

Ramallah, Palestine, 29 December, (Asiantribune.com): Ramallah, the Minister of Education and Higher Education, A. Lamis Alami at the headquarters of the ministry with the Representative of the Democratic Republic of Sri Lanka in Ramallah Dr. T. Jayasinghe signed an agreement (MOU) to train and develop the skills of teachers in first grade and kindergarten on the issues of early childhood, a way that would help smooth the transition for a child from kindergarten to first grade.Minister of Education and Higher Education, A. Lamis Alami at the headquarters of the ministry with the Representative of the Democratic Republic of Sri Lanka in Ramallah Dr. T. Jayasinghe   signing AgreementMinister of Education and Higher Education, A. Lamis Alami at the headquarters of the ministry with the Representative of the Democratic Republic of Sri Lanka in Ramallah Dr. T. Jayasinghe signing Agreement

The agreement was signed in the presence of the Director of Aid Coordination in the Ministry of Planning, Ms. Cairo Arafat, the Director of Asia and Africa Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ambassador Dr. Walid Hassan, Director General of the Minister’s Office Mohammad Alrameni, the Acting Director General of projects Jihad Draidi, and the Director of Special Education Aisha Bakri, the Director of International Relations, Mr. Jameal Eshtayeh, the Director of Information Service Abdel Hakim Abu Jamous, Sri Lanka Representative Office Office assistant Ms. Laila Habash Hanania.

In this context, the Minister Ms. AlAlami praised the Sri Lankan government's stance in support of the Palestinian cause and stressed the depth of the historical relationship between the two countires.

She also provided a comprehensive scientific explanation of the Ministry's plans and directions of development towards quality education, stressing the importance of advancing in early childhood because of their health and psychological impact on students.

For his part, Dr. T. Jayasinghe briefed the history of the Sri Lankan relations with the Palestinian people and authority, leading to the diplomatic representation between the two countries, and Sri Lanka’s attempts and ongoing efforts to build diplomatic relations strengthen the relationship between the two countries.

Dr. T. Jayasinghe and his country are ready to support the Palestinian education sector through exchange of experiences between the two countries in this respect, and the two countries agree the humans are the most important sources of development.

Draidi explained that signing the agreement worth 44 thousand dollars to train 44 teachers throughout the year. And it came in response to the International Conference on donors to the Palestinian Authority held the end of last year.

On his response, Bekir showed how important this project is being in support of an important stage of early childhood, and the fact that the project is a sign of quality at the international and local levels.

- Asian Tribune -

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