Dr. Mahmoud Abu Shaira, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Zarqa
Company for Education and Investment, Professor Jihad Hamdan, President of
Zarqa University (ZU), with a number of deans welcomed Prof. Fawaz Abdulhaq
Al-Zboun, President of The Hashemite University, and his accompanying
delegation Prof. Sultan Al-M'ani and Prof. Abdul Baset Al-Zeyoud, the two Vice
Presidents, in addition to Mr. Abdul Rahman Abu Dalbouh, Assistant President.
The goal of this visit is to strengthen the bonds of joint cooperation
between both universities and discuss the possible means of cooperation in the
fields of common interest for both universities.
Professor Hamdan stressed the importance of cooperation between various
Jordanian universities to develop the teaching and learning processes and the
Jordanian high education outcomes. He also expressed the readiness of ZU to build
bridges of cooperation with The Hashemite University which has a
well-established scientific reputation in various academic fields, particularly
in the field of establishing joint programs between both universities.
During the meeting, Al-Zboun pointed out the importance of cooperation
and joint work between Jordanian private and public universities, and
establishing joint qualitative academic programs for various scientific degrees
to meet students' ambitions and labour market needs, which positively affects the
high education outcomes in Jordan.
He also stressed the deep cooperative relationships that link the
Hashemite University with Zarqa University, and the keenness to activate this
cooperation in the future, noting the potential cooperation formatting between
the two in the field of exchanging faculty members, scientific visits, working
on a joint program of PhD in Translation, in addition to exchanging experience
and knowledge aiming to develop the teaching and learning process between the
two, and equipping students with the necessary skills for the labour market,
commending the scientific reputation that ZU has built.
During the visit, the delegation toured in the university and its
facilities and commended the huge level of development and distinction it has,
making it a hard number between the universities in the country. He welcomed
the cooperation between the two neighbor universities within a framework to
achieve common interests and serve the local community.
At the end of the visit, honorary shields were
exchanged and both parties agreed on continuing efforts to move relationships
forward to develop higher education in our country and achieve common goals for