The Minister of Education announced on Sunday the launch of the vaccination campaign against the Coronavirus pandemic for the education sector, with the Minister of Education, Musa Al-Maqrif being the first recipient of the vaccination.

Al-Maqrif explained that the campaign, which is being supervised by the National Center for Disease Control (NCDC), comes under the heading of preparations for launching a safer start to the new academic year, adding that in its first phase, the campaign would target teachers and administrators along with all school security in all education facilities, calling on the professionals to cooperate with the campaign to reach the intended goals.

The official Facebook account of the Ministry indicated that the integrated plan for the next academic year 2021-2022 is expected to be announced within the next fortnight.