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New classrooms inaugurated for Ras Karkar school

Feb. 8, 2019 1:07 P.M. (Updated: Feb. 10, 2019 11:17 A.M.)
RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- Takeshi Okubo, Ambassador for the Palestinian Affairs and Representative of Japan to Palestine, inaugurated a project funded by Japan to improve the educational environment in the Ras Karkar village, northwest of the central occupied West Bank city of Ramallah, on Thursday.

Ras Karkar village council used a grant of $87,955 to improve the educational environment for the students in Ras Karkar High School by completing the construction of three new classrooms for 68 female students and by constructing a toilet unit for 5 students with disabilities.

Okubo emphasized Japan’s firm commitment of supporting Palestinian people from human security perspective as well as the importance of implementing social and economic development projects needed for Palestinian communities.

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