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Illiterate rate expected to increase, says official
[07/January/2008]

SANA'A, Jan. 07 (Saba) - Head of the Illiteracy Eradication System Ahmed Abdullah al-Autheli said the illiterate rate is expected to increase over the next five years from 5,545,000 to more than 7 million.

In a statement to Saba, al-Autheli said that the challenges the system faces are lack of teachers and funds.

al-Autheli noted that the number of persons who attend classes of illiteracy eradication across the country is about 128,465 students while the number of persons who have been learning in the classes of skills is about 8,531.

He confirmed that the system had made efforts to increase the number of people who studying in the classes of illiteracy eradication.

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