Several schools will see upgrades this year

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Several schools across St Vincent and the Grenadines have been earmarked for upgrades and repairs in the 2024 budget.

Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves said that a new schools’ rehabilitation project will be funded at a cost of 11.75 million dollars comprising a soft loan provided by the Saudi Fund for Development of $10.3 million and a local loan of $1.4 million.

The Prime minister noted that the duration for the project is 2024 to 2025 and for this year the budget is $2.2 million.

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The Prime Minister also spoke about plans for the construction of a Technical and Vocational Education Center in Union Island and upgrading of the Emmanuel High School.

 

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