Sindh government has decided to construct twenty new colleges and rehabilitate fifteen thousand schools in flood-affected areas of the province.
This was stated by Minister for Education and Culture Syed Sardar Shah during a meeting in Karachi.
The meeting was informed that due to the flood, 19,808 school buildings were affected, of which 7,503 buildings were completely damaged and 12,305 buildings suffered partial damage.
The meeting was informed that two thousand schools have been rehabilitated under the maintenance and repair of the School Education Department, while 686 schools will be rehabilitated with Chinese grants and 300 schools with the cooperation of the European Union.
Source: Radio Pakistan