The agreement signed Wednesday between the Timorese Government and the World Bank to support Education has a value of 23.55 million dollars (21.7 million euros) and will benefit 150 thousand students and teachers.
The project, which the Council of Ministers approved, is part of a package of new World Bank projects in Timor-Leste, worth 48 million dollars (44 million euros) for improvements in water supply, in the sanitation network and education in Timor-Leste.
In the case of the education sector, the project aims to “strengthen and transform basic education”, with new and updated classrooms, school facilities and higher quality of teaching.
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