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Qatari businessman helps build school in Farah

Qatari businessman helps build school in Farah

Feb 04, 2015 - 18:36

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, Educationinfo-icon 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 Afghanistaninfo-icon his second home. He pledged a central mosqueinfo-icon and a hospital would be built soon.


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