2006 News Story

Kingdom to pay tuition for all students in Lebanon’s public schools

Saudi Arabia will pay this year’s tuition for all Lebanese public school students, the Kingdom announced today. Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz issued the directive as part of with Saudi Arabia’s ongoing aid to Lebanon.

The gesture is intended to help Lebanon’s schools overcome their financial burdens so that all children will have access to schools and books, Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon Abdulaziz Khojah said.