The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) handed over the Yarmouk School for Basic Education to the city of Sirte after the end of the comprehensive maintenance work after it suffered major damage during the city’s liberation from ISIS in 2016.
The Director of the Media and Relations Department in the municipality of Sirte, Muhammad Al-Amil, tells Alwasat that the UNDP carried out maintenance work from the Fund to Support Stability in Libya which was charged with rehabilitating a large number of schools and health facilities in the municipality.
Al-Amil explained that the Four Seasons Contracting Company in Sirte carried out the maintenance work on the two-storey Yarmouk School, which includes 22 classrooms, annexes and sports facilities.
The maintenance work included restoration of the school buildings, electrical work and plumbing.
Al-Amil stated that the full maintenance cost of the Yarmouk School amounted to about $ 307,000, and that the implementation period took four months.
The UNDP has also started comprehensive maintenance work for Salem Al-Sharafi Basic Education School, located 40 kilometers west of Sirte, noting that 14 schools that have been renovated in the municipality of Sirte so far.