Monday , June 21 2021

Debt to private institutions: the state promises to pay another 3 billion in the next few days (the Minister)

Dakar, 26 & # 39; November (APS) – The State of Senegal, who paid three billion FCFA to private universities that receive bachelor oriented private, will pay the same amount in the coming days to reduce the debt is to pay them. be 16 to 10 billion FCFA, announced Monday the Minister of Higher Education, Mary Teuw Niane.

Quoted from the report of the Committee on Education, Youth, Sports and Recreation of the National Assembly, the minister recalled that the state debt due to private institutes is estimated at 16 billion CFA franc.

This debt was pushed these universities to return students to state-run charging. In response, the state decided to make the first payment & # 39; three billion.

Mary Teuw Niane emphasized that becoming "sincere dialogue" with the heads & # 39; these private institutions.

"Since 2014, the state paid more than $ 31 billion to private universities," said Niane, whose department passed Monday in the National Assembly for its budget review in 2019.

According to the report, urged heads & # 39; & # 39 private institutions; higher education "to understand, returning to act & # 39; expulsion of students".

In addition, the Minister revealed that 47 427 new graduates were referred to private institutions & # 39; higher education from 2013 to 2018.

He also stressed that the state pays for all undergraduate students sum & # 39; 400,000 CFA francs per year.

According to him, only 10% of licensees are selected for the master, at a rate of & # 39; 600 000 CFA per year per student.

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