Karachi: The Sindh government on Wednesday handed over 20 US AID funded schools to Educational institutes.
The Sindh government and Education Management Organisations (SEMOs) have signed an agreement to run 20 schools built under United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Sindh Basic Education Programme (SBEP).
According to the sources, Sukkur IBA University will have to run nine newly constructed schools and 17 priority schools under district package for Sukkur and Larkana.
The Citizens Foundation (TCF) which is non-governmental organization is directed to take control of 11 newly constructed schools and eight priority schools under district package for Dadu and Shahdadkot.
Sindh CM Murad Ali Shah, IS AID Deputy Mission Director for Sindh and Balochistan, John Smith-Sreen and Provincial Education Minister Syed Sardar Shah were also present when the agreement was signed.
The agreement handed over the schools to Education Management Organizations (EMOs) that were built under USAID SBEP.
The ceremony was conducted at Chief Minister’s House where senior officials from the US government, the Education Department, SBEP partners and representatives from civil society organisations attended the ceremony