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Chahed inaugurates National School of Civil Protection

Published the:  14/10/2017

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(TAP) – The President of the Government Youssef Chahed, on Sunday, inaugurated the National School of Civil Protection in the Jbel Jeloud delegation, Tunis governorate

School Director Mohamed Teknit said construction works of the overall components of this academic institution are expected to complete within five years.

Some 48 million dinars were mobilised to build this eight-hectare school, he explained.

The already finished components have been build with a 13MD budget, he added.

The staff is made of 130 instructors in different specialties.

The first training session has already been launched for the benefit of 285 sergeants in addition to another training session for 12 officers, he added.

“This school is a source of pride for Tunisia. It is a dream long harboured by Tunisian firefighters,” Prime Minister Youssef Chahed said as he visited the project’s finished parts.

Lecture rooms, technical platforms for driving simulation, firefighter simulators room, a technical risks service, crisis management training room, a training area for technological risks and a distance training centre are among this school’s finished components.

The inauguration ceremony was held in the presence of the Interior Minister, the Director General of the National Office of Civil Protection, the governor of Tunis, several security officials, and the ambassadors of France, Germany and Russia.

This school that entered into force since 2012 was created under a decision made in July 2011, with the support of France, Germany and Russia.