In the village of Funtovo of Astrakhan region a newly-built school named after Makhtumkuli Fragi was inaugurated

On May 18, 2018 in the village of Funtovo of Astrakhan region a solemn opening ceremony for a newly-built secondary school named after Makhtumkuli Fragi and donated to our region by the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimukhamedov, was held.
A delegation of Turkmenistan led by the Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan – Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov arrived in Astrakhan region to attend the ceremony.
Addressing the guests and participants of the ceremony, the Governor of Astrakhan region Alexander Zhilkin expressed confidence that the new school would become a modern center of education and spiritual and moral development of the youth of the village of Funtovo. At the end of the opening ceremony, Alexander Zhilkin and Rashid Meredov inspected the school, which was fully ready to start the educational process.
The project of construction of the educational institution was launched in March 2016 at the initiative of the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimukhamedov. Construction in accordance with modern educational standards was carried out by the Union of Industrialists and entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan. Delivery of building materials was carried out by transport and passenger ferry "Berkarar" across the Caspian Sea.  Construction works were carried out at the expense of the budget funds of the Turkmen side.
The school building is a 2-storey educational complex with a total area of more than 3.5 thousand square meters and is designed for 190 students. Spacious, comfortable and bright rooms (20 rooms), equipped with modern equipment, are now awaiting the children. They are equipped with automated workplaces for teachers, interactive whiteboards and digital projectors.
The school boasts a computer class, laboratory of physics, chemistry, biology and history, offices of the teacher-psychologist and speech therapist, a workshop with all the necessary tools, cooking and sewing rooms with fitting room. There is also a library, an indoor gym with an area of more than 280 sq.m., a dining room, a spacious assembly hall, a medical center and much more. In the territory adjacent to the school, there are sports and geographical grounds. Primary classes academic unit has a play room for after-school care, sleeping quarters for first-graders.