Education Minister Moheb el Refaie has welcomed an initiative launched by "Plan Egypt" on safe learning.
The initiative is funded by the Canadian government in line with a protocol signed with Cairo with the aim to support schools, Education Minister Moheb el Rafie said Monday.
Rafie said the initiative witnessed a high turnout by Syrian students in Giza, Alexandria and Damietta.
The "safe learning environment" initiative cost some two million euros and targets 40 schools in the three governorates, he noted.
Plan Egypt is a child right's non-governmental organization. It is part of the larger Plan International" children's rights NGO headquartered in the UK. It has no political or religious affiliations. Funding in Plan Egypt comes from a mixture of Sponsorship and grants.