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Imran Mojib, Special Correspondent
The Ministry of Education (MoE) is set to inaugurate two Zayed Education Complexes in Al Barsha and Al Mizhar areas of Dubai by the next academic year 2020-2021, with a capacity of over 7,700 students, which will serve the new densely populated areas in the emirate of Dubai.
The complexes include modern state-of-the-art educational facilities in line with the modern Emirati school that is aligned with the Ministry of Education’s development strategy.
The Zayed Education Complex in Al Barsha comprises students from the second and third cycles and extends over a building area of 42,663sqm, with a capacity of 3800 students. The complex includes 69 classrooms and 59 laboratories.
The Zayed Complex in Al Mizhar area has been allocated for the second and third cycles and extends over a building area of 40,433 sqm accommodating 3900 students. It includes 68 classrooms and 62 laboratories.
This comes within the framework of a comprehensive plan by the Ministry of Education for establishing educational complexes with world-class specifications. At the beginning of the current academic year, the ministry launched the Zayed Educational Complex in the tourist area of the Emirate of Sharjah to be the first educational complex planned by the ministry in various regions of the country.
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