ISESCO to build two schools in quake-hit Kermanshah

February 24, 2018

TEHRAN – The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) will establish two schools in the quake-stricken province of Kermanshah, western Iran.

In a meeting with Education Minister Mohammad Bat’haei, the director general of Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) Abdulaziz Othman Altwaijri promised to establish two schools in Kermanshah, Mehr reported on Friday.

The meeting was arranged on the sidelines of the Fifth Islamic Conference of Ministers in charge of Childhood held in Morocco.

A deadly magnitude 7.3 earthquake hit Kermanshah on November 12 claiming over 500 lives and leaving at least 10,000 injured. The earthquake was so strong that it razed some 19,000 houses along with some schools and other facilities to the ground.

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