Saudi Arabian Railways promotes use of trains via school curriculums

Wed, 2018-04-11 01:56

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabian Railways (SAR) on Tuesday signed a cooperation agreement with Tatweer Co. for Educational Services to design a comprehensive awareness program for school curriculums to encourage using trains.
The deal was signed in the presence of Deputy Education Minister Abdulrahman bin Mohammed Al-Asimi and the ministry’s deputy director for girls’ education, Haya Al-Awwad.
SAR will provide Tatweer with content regarding safety during train rides. The deal also covers messages and technical materials for train security, and educational content to be added to school curriculums.
It was signed by SAR CEO Bashar bin Khaled Al-Malek and Tatweer CEO Mohammed Al-Zughaibi on the sidelines of the sixth International Exhibition and Forum for Education 2018 in Riyadh.
In February, Riyadh Gov. Prince Faisal bin Bandar said that 68 percent of the Riyadh train project has been completed. “The project is proceeding at a steady pace and according to its scheduled program and plans,” the prince said, adding that by the end of this year there will be experimental operations on the rail tracks.

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Source: Saudi Arabia

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