Manama, (IINA) - Bahraini Minister of Education Dr. Majid bin Ali Al-Nuaimi received the Kazakh Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Bakyt Batyrshayev on Monday and discussed areas of cooperation in the fields of education and higher education.
According to BNA, the minister informed the ambassador about a number of projects implemented by the Kingdom of Bahrain to develop education at local and international levels.
The projects discussed included the UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for the Use of Information and Communication Technologies, which has achieved outstanding success in encouraging innovations in teaching and learning that leverage technology to improve educational outcomes.
The minister also cited the Bahrain-based UNESCO Regional Center for Information Communication Technology, which aims to serve the ICT needs of the region by building local capacity and capability to produce a home-grown ICT industry fully capable of fulfilling local needs.
Source: International Islamic News Agency