Teachers Honored [Archives:2001/19/Local News]

May 7 2001

Vice president, Mr. Abdurabu Mansour Hadi attended the Teachers’ Day celebration organized by the Ministry of Information at the Cultural Center last wedensday More than 500 Yemeni teachers were honored.
Mr. Mansour conveyed the president’s compliments to the .25 million teachers all over the country. He said that the Education budget has increased from 66 billion rials in 1999 and 80 billion rials in 2000 to 104 billion rials in the current financial year, which reflectes the government’s sincerity and commitment to improve education in the country. “Everyday there are at least 6 new classrooms built and three others being renovated,” he added.
In his message Dr. Fadhl Abu Ghanem, Minister of Education congratulated teachers and wished them success in their life. The celebration included the recitation of some poems, dramatic sketches and songs.
By the end of the event, the Annual Exhibition of Handicrafts was inaugurated.