Expansion of Higher Educational

Expansion of Higher Educational

Institutions in Progress

 

ADDIS ABABA, Jan. 26 (ENA) The Ministry of Education said the expansion of 14 higher educational institutions was well under way with an outlay of 154 million Birr.

 

Some 144 million Birr of the stated sum was obtained from the Federal Government while the balance from creditors, Wugagan, a bi-weely newspaper quoted planning and project department head with the ministry, Teferi Hagos, as saying.

 

Teferi said the expansion activities were being carried out, among others, in the Gondar Medical College, Jimma Health Science Institute as well as the Medical Faculty of the Addis Ababa University.

 

Currently, 26,481 regular students are attending diploma, degree or post graduate programmes in the higher educational institutions, the head has said.