updated 04:20 pm EDT, Wed September 1, 2004
Macs in Bahrain
A nearly US$7 million, 5-year contract was signed yesterday to take . The will initially offer internet access, training, Macs, and more to 11,000 students and 1,371 teachers at 11 different secondary schools, according the Gulf News Daily: "The agreement was co-signed by the Education Minister Dr Majid Al Nuaimi and Apple Centre chairman Farooq Almoayyed, at the ministry's premise in Isa Town. Apple Centre will be responsible for providing, installing and operating the electronic system at all government schools of all education stages, in addition to training teachers on its uses... The contract to make all this possible was signed between the Education Ministry, Apple Centre and the Integrated Technology Group (ITG)."