UAE Issued Stamps on Al Ahmadiya School

\"\"The Emirates Post Group presented an ornamental frame of stamps on the centenary of Al Ahmadiya School to His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.The stamps, issued in denominations of Dh1 and Dh1.25, feature the facade of the school and a classroom. Al Ahmadiya School was the first semi-regular school in the Emirate of Dubai, which played a major role in the history of education in the coastal emirates and Dubai.

The school, which had about 300 students in its early years, first had teachers from Saudi Arabia to teach religion and Arabic language, and later in 1920, recruited an elite group of teachers from Iraq.Built in 1912, Al Ahmadiya School, located in Al Ras area of Deira, reflects the history of education in the UAE in general and Dubai in particular.

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