Crown Prince Naif, deputy premier and minister of interior, has thanked Education Minister Prince Faisal bin Abdullah for executing the massive task of transferring 28,000 women schoolteachers to locations of their choice.
The transfer operations will be completed by the end of the second semester of the academic year.
Crown Prince Naif also commended Prince Faisal for implementing the royal order to create 52,000 jobs in the ministry.
Prince Naif expressed his thanks and appreciation in a reply cable sent to Prince Faisal, who had submitted a report to Prince Naif on the achievements of the ministry in implementing the royal decrees.
The decrees also included confirmation of women teachers on contract agreements and women teachers in the field of illiteracy eradication.
At the time when the ministry started the transfer operation, Prince Faisal said some teachers were working 100s of kilometers away from their homes for more than three years. Their long daily travel up and down was feared to have adversely affected their and their families lives, the minister said.
A committee was set up to look for an immediate solution for the issue and action was taken.
He added that 52,000 jobs of teachers and administrators including 42,000 women were created in the ministry’s education institutions following the royal order.
In another development Crown Prince Naif and Defense Minister Prince Salman have lauded the initiative of the Disabled Children’s Association (DCA) to bring out a special issue of Al-Khutwa magazine and production of a documentary film featuring the glorious deeds of the late Prince Sultan in charitable and humanitarian field. They described this initiative as a noble work and an excellent effort. Prince Naif and Prince Salman made the comments in their reply cables sent to Prince Sultan bin Salman, chairman of the board of directors of DCA.
Prince Naif expressed happiness over the content of the magazine that dealt in detail with the remarkable contributions made by Prince Sultan in humanitarian field. Prince Salman congratulated DCA and its officials for producing a documentary film on Prince Sultan’s humanitarian deeds and his support to DCA.
It is noteworthy that the special issue of Al-Khutwa magazine sheds light on the outstanding contributions rendered by Prince Sultan in the humanitarian and charity field. These included the late prince’s keenness and concern to meet the requirements of the disabled children.
The special issue of Al-Khutwa magazine also sheds light on the outstanding contributions rendered by Prince Sultan in the humanitarian and charity field. These included the late crown prince’s keenness and concern to meet the requirements of the disabled children. The magazine gives a wide coverage of the support extended by Prince Sultan to DCA and its projects over a period of 25 years, as well as his remarkable contributions in expanding its activities and services to various regions of the Kingdom.