Diyar Al Muharraq signs a school building agreement with Abdulrahman Kanoo International School

April 2, 2014 3:31 pm

Marking the start of a significant relationship, leading urban developer DIYAR AL MUHARRAQ signed a plot of land purchase agreement recently with the Abdulrahman Kanoo International School (ARKIS). Committed to its mission of service to the community, DIYAR AL MUHARRAQ has initiated several noteworthy projects to benefit the residents of the development as well as society. Representing DIYAR AL MUHARRAQ at the signing ceremony were Chairman, Mr. Abdul Hakim Al Khayyat; Managing Director, Mr. Aaref Hejres and Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Maher Al Shaer. The Abdulrahman Kanoo International School was represented by its board member Mr. Tariq Bin Abdul Latif Kanoo, Mr. Mubarak Atwi, Mr. Abdul Samad Abu Baker and Mr. Sunil Raj.

Showing a progressive vision towards the contribution of education, DIYAR AL MUHARRAQ will offer some of the best educational and social opportunities when complete. Spread across a total land area of 26,608 square meters, with a prime location near Diyar Homes, DIYAR AL MUHARRAQ’s first residential project and Sarat residential community, the school will be easily accessible for both residents and the public. The Abdulrahman Kanoo International School (ARKIS) is well known as a reputed co-educational and bilingual school in Bahrain with a strong mission of contribution to the development of the local and international community. The school is actively involved in serving the community both in the national and international level through its distinguished extra-curricular programs that focus on the development of the whole student and the creation of responsible, empathetic and active citizens. The school is a certified Cambridge International Examination (CIE) Centre and authorized by the International Baccalaureate Organization for its I.B Diploma Programme and Advanced Subsidiary (AS) programme by the CIE implemented in Grade 11 and 12.

Mr. Abdul Hakim Al Khayyat, Chairman of DIYAR AL MUHARRAQ said, “We are very happy to welcome Abdulrahman Kanoo International School into our fold. Pupils, staff and the community will all benefit from the superb new facilities and high standards of teaching when the new school opens its doors. It will provide a vital new resource for the DIYAR AL MUHARRAQ community.”

Dr. Maher Al Shaer, Chief Executive Officer of DIYAR AL MUHARRAQ also said, “We look forward to creating an atmosphere of intellectual and creative engagement within DIYAR AL MUHARRAQ. The Abdulrahman Kanoo International School (ARKIS) embodies the vision to serve. Together we hope to uphold Bahrain’s reputation as a hub and standard for excellence in education and learning”.

Mr. Tariq Abdul Latif Kanoo of ARKIS said ,”Our new Diyar Campus will be a valuable addition to our existing facilities and we look forward to offering the same high standards at reasonable fees that has created a lot of good will for the ARKIS brand. We see Diyar Al Muharraq as an integrated future city that will be a natural extension of Muharraq and Hidd and we are very excited that we will be serving the communities there with an excellent campus planned for the area”.

Since its establishment, Diyar Al Muharraq has been fully committed in adhering to applying the highest standards in all its projects, achieving great success in attracting a variety of investments and creating job opportunities positively impacting the national economy.

Diyar Al Muharraq continues in its endeavor to provide the people of Bahrain with an improved means of lifestyle in general and having ARKIS at Diyar Al Muharraq to prepare children for higher education and create a new generation of responsible adults embodies the traditional values of the kingdom.

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