Taiwan helps build school for Syrian refugee children in Turkey

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/12/24
By: Tang Pei-chun and Lee Hsin-Yin

Taipei, Dec. 24 (CNA) Taiwan’s Foreign Ministry said Thursday it has

(File photo from Turkey's Cihan News Agency)

(File photo from Turkey’s Cihan News Agency)

been working with the Turkish government on building a school to enable 1,500 Syrian refugee children to receive a proper education.

Construction of the school, located in the Turkish province of Hatay, which borders Syria, is expected to be completed by next June, the ministry said.

In addition, Taiwan donated 750 electric fans to three refugee camps in Turkey this past August to help provide relief from the heat, it said.

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