The cornerstone of Kingdom of Bahrain School for the Syrian refugees in Irbid, Jordan, has been today laid In conformity with the directives of HM King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa on providing humanitarian aid to Syrian refugees.
The ceremony was held under the patronage of Chairman of Royal Charity Organisations (RCO), HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa.
RCO Sec-Gen, Dr. Mustafa Al-Sayed, laid the cornerstone of the Kingdom of Bahrain School in cooperation with Jordan Hashemite Charity Organization (JHCO) and under the supervisor of Jordan's Ministry of Education.
RCO Chairman extended sincere gratitude to HM King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa for his humane stances toward the needy of sisterly and friendly states and for his directives to provide humanitarian aid to contribute to support Syrian refugees.
He pointed out the huge support provided for the RCO by the government led by HRH Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, and the backup of HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, to has greatly assisted in the implementation of the royal directives.
He reiterated Bahrain's support for the Syrian refugees, and lauded efforts of Jordanian government and civil organisations in the same area, commending the deep-rooted relations bonding the two kingdoms.
He said Bahrain Residential Complex in Al-Azraq Camp comprises 1000 residential units ready to accommodate Syrian refugees and to protect them from the current extreme weather condition.
He added that Kingdom of Bahrain School in Irbid, Jordan comes as part of Bahrain's contribution to assist the Syrian refugees there as announced by HRH Crown Prince in the International Conference of Donors in Support of the Humanitarian Situation in Syria that was held in Kuwait.
JHCO Sec-Gen, Aiman Al-Mufleh, extended thanks to Bahrain's leadership and people for the support provided for the Syrian refugees, which highlights the deep fraternal relations between the two countries.