Qatari businessman helps build school in Farah
FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Funded by a Qatari businessman, the building for a new school has been completed in western Farah province, an official said on Wednesday.
The school in Nangab locality -- close to Farah City -- cost $290,000 provided by Sheikh Ali Bin Abdullah II, a Qatari businessman, Education Director Mohammad Saber Farooqi said.
The building has all facilities including 12 classrooms and administration rooms, he said, recalling earlier students were forced to get education in a rented building.
Sheikh Ali heads a social welfare organisation in the locality. Speaking at the inauguration ceremony, Ali said he considered Afghanistan his second home. He pledged a central mosque and a hospital would be built soon.
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