EU ALLOCATES 270 MLN EUROS TO BACK EDUCATION OF SYRIAN REFUGEES IN TURKEY
BRUSSELS, The European Commission has signed contracts worth a total of 270 million euros for construction and equipping of school buildings for Syrian refugee children and their host communities in Turkey.
Under these contracts, some 100 schools are to be built and equipped, benefitting over 70,000 Syrian refugee children primarily in Turkey’s Southern and South-Eastern provinces, said the EU’s executive body in a statement Thursday.
Johannes Hahn, EU Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations commented that the “EU continues to deliver on its firm commitment to support Syrian refugees living in Turkey. “
“With the contracts signed today worth EUR 270 million, we will further improve the educational infrastructure on the ground, enabling over 70,000 Syrian refugee children to have access to schooling across the country,” he noted.
Source: NAM NEWS NETWORKhttps://syrianewsgazette.com/eu-allocates-270-mln-euros-to-back-education-of-syrian-refugees-in-turkey-2/General