Education Minister Dr. Hamad Bin Mohammad Al-Sheikh agreed to entrust a new education projects push to TBC, the government company wholly owned by the Public Investment Fund, and the arm implementing the Ministry of Education projects.
The new projects' assignment to TBC comes after it succeeded in ending the files of many of the stumbling projects in the Ministry of Education, the most prominent of which is the file of the stumbling projects drawn from Chinese companies in a record time.
The number of new projects reaches 212 educational projects, to support the Ministry's plans to improve the educational environment, create conditions and tools to help produce good knowledge outputs, in line with the development and support of the leadership of the Kingdom's education sector.
The project is added to the company's project list this year 2020, which enhances the company's presence as an executive arm of the Ministry of Education, a public investment fund company aiming at putting an end to the outstanding files in educational establishments and pushing forward the projects of the educational facilities.
The projects assigned consist of several groups, with the first set of projects assigned this year comprising 59 projects, distributed among 9 educational departments in Riyadh, Makkah, Jeddah, Ahsa, Leith, Taif, Sobiya, Hail and Sharqiya, totaling 1,546 classes, accommodating 46380 students.
The second group consists of 68 projects, distributed among six educational departments, in Riyadh, Makkah, Sharqiya, Tubuk, Medina, and Jeddah, with a total of 2,626 classrooms, which receive 78780 students.
The third group consists of 85 widely distributed projects involving 20 educational departments in several regions, including; Riyadh, Medina, Jeddah, Ahsa, Sharqiya, Qassim, Tbuk, Wadi al-Dawsur, Jazan, Aseer, Muhail Aseer, Sarat Abeedah, Al-Makhwah, Yanbu, Aniza, Bakirya, North border, and Sharurah. The total number of classes is 1909, and it receives 57270 students.
TBC, which began operations in the first quarter of 2013, is the company responsible for implementing the Ministry of Education projects, and mainly provides a safe, high-quality and advanced educational environment.