$ 30 Million for Schools in Panama

The Ministry of Education expects to provide maintenance for 400 schools across the country in 2011.

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

José Plana, director of Engineering and Architecture Department of the Ministry of Education (MEDUC), noted that works will begin in January with maintenance tasks on 300 schools.

Pending approval by the Ministry of Economy and Finance, 50 other projects will be submitted to a bidding process.

"Plana said that by the year 2011, the investment and maintenance budget will be $ 30 million." Prensa.com reported.

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