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US to Partner with Somalia in Developing Education Sector

Storyline:National News

GOOBJOOG NEWS | MOGADISHU: The United States government has entered a deal with the Federal Government of Somalia to develop the Education sector in the country.

The agreement was signed during a meeting between the Federal Republic of Somalia’s Heritage and Higher Education Minister Farah Sheikh Abdulkadir and the head of the US-AID agency in Somalia Mrs. Nouane Duncan-Jones in Mogadishu.

During the meeting, the minister thanked the United States for its continued support to the Federal Government of Somalia and its people as it works to recover from decades of war caused by the Al-Shabaab militant group and other natural disasters.

He noted that it is crucial for the two countries to work together in addressing the various challenges facing the education sector in Somalia so as to uplift its standards to international levels.

Duncan-Jones, on her part explained the direction of the Bar or Baro project, saying, “To confirm our joint commitment to the development of education for Somali girls, boys and young people.” Through the Teach or Teach (BAB), Adolescent Girls Education in Somalia (AGES) projects.

The project is being rolled out in most of the liberated areas across the country where the Federal Government is implementing the new curriculum in all schools.