AZZAN BIN QAIS INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL RAISES RO1,650 FOR WFP

MUSCAT: Azzan bin Qais International School in Muscat recently launched a fundraiser in aid of the WFP’s Red Cup Programme. The food assistance branch of the United Nations – the World Food Programme (WFP) – is the largest humanitarian organisation addressing hunger. On average, WFP reaches more than 90mn people with food assistance in 80 countries each year, of whom 58mn are children. “School feeding is a great tool to…

SOHAR INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL PICKS TWO LISTEN UP CONTEST FINALISTS

By: Muscat Daily staff writer MUSCAT: With each semifinal round, the Muscat Daily Listen Up competition seems to be getting better. The Sohar International School saw its students battle it out with words to enter the final round. The event kicked off with students presenting a play on the importance of friendship. This was followed by students of different nationalities reciting poems in Arabic. The contest began with a prepared…

MECA CAMPAIGN EDUCATES CHILDREN ABOUT MANGROVES

By: Zain al Tauqi MUSCAT: As part of the Ministry of Environment and Climate Affairs’ (MECA) ongoing campaign to promote awareness on importance of mangroves, 60 students of PDO School visited the Qurum Nature Reserve last week. Aida al Jabri, marine environment specialist, MECA, said, “Our mission is to educate children throughout the country on the importance of mangroves. “MECA has been planting mangrove saplings since 2001. Avicennia marina is…

TWO LISTEN UP FINALISTS SELECTED FROM TLC SCHOOL

BY: Muscat Daily staff writer MUSCAT: The semifinal round of the Muscat Daily Listen Up competition at Teaching & Learning Communities School (TLC), was held on Sunday. Competition was intense, and the charisma of the participants left an impact on the audience. The judges were impressed as junior category speaker Alizzha Forbes Clow delivered a touching speech on her best friend Maria in the prepared speech category. She stated that…

Gemayel bound for Germany to give two lectures and meet with German officials

March 23, 2014 (Referring to the National News Agency - Lebanon) Kataeb Party Head, former President Amin Gemayel, left Beirut Sunday heading to Germany upon an invitation by the "Konrad Adenauer" Foundation to deliver a lecture entitled, "Lebanon and the Middle East: Politics of Disorder and Ways for Stability." Gemayel will also be delivering a lecture at Dusseldorf Parliament entitled, "Repercussions of the Syrian revolution and the Syrian refugee crisis…

THREE STUDENTS SELECTED FROM AZZAN BIN QAIS SCHOOL FOR LISTEN UP CONTEST FINALS

BY: Muscat Daily staff writer MUSCAT: Eleven students from Azzan bin Qais International School in Bausher competed in the junior, middle and senior categories for the semifinal of the Muscat Daily Listen Up competition held on Thursday. Ten year old Nurin Jazlina binti Mohd Fauzi, a student of grade five emerged as a winner in the junior category. Amani Basim of grade seven won in the middle category while Quinn…

KUWAITI MINISTER ARRIVES IN JORDAN TO ATTEND EVENT FOR UNIVERSITY GRADS

AMMAN, March 22-- The Minister of Education and Higher Education Ahmad Al-Melaifi arrived in Jordan on Friday to attend a graduation ceremony for 600 Kuwaiti university students organised by the Kuwait Cultural Attache Bureau. Upon his arrival, the minister told KUNA that he applauds the contributions of Jordanian educators to Kuwait, adding that "the presence of some 5,000 Kuwaiti university students in Jordan is a testament to the warm relations"…
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