• Wed / 25 December 2019 / 12:33
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4th assembly of Iranian, Arab universities held in Ferdowsi University of Mashhad

4th assembly of Iranian, Arab universities held in Ferdowsi University of Mashhad

Tehran (ISNA) - Opening ceremony of the 4th Assembly of Iranian and Arab Universities was held at college of literature and arts, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad.

The event attended by Dr. Hossein Salar Amoli Ghaem, Deputy Minister of Science, Research and Technology in International Affairs, Dr. Kafi, President of Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Dr. Mohammad Maher Qabagibi, Representative of Universities of Syria, Dr. Jalal Juma, Representative of Lebanese Universities, Dr. Mohsen Aboud Mohsen, Representative of Iraqi Universities, Dr. Taghi Abdvani, Representative of Oman Universities, and a group of Deans of Iranian and Arab Universities.

President of Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Dr. Mohammad Kafi in his welcoming remarks to the audience warmly welcomed Lebanese Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs Mohammad Finish, Dr. Salar Amoli Ghaem, Minister of Science and Technology Research, as well as heads and directors of universities in Oman, Iraq.

Then he spoke about the proposal for changing the name of this large assembly and requested that it should not only be an assembly for Iranian and Arab universities, but also for the universities of other countries, saying, “So, we could benefit from friend and neighboring countries such as Turkey, Afghanistan and Malaysia”.

At the end of the meeting, Dr. Kafi thanked the efforts of the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance as well as international colleagues at Ferdowsi University of Mashhad for holding this great assembly

Dr. Hossein Salar Amoli from Ferdowsi University of Mashhad thanked for holding this conference and spoke about concerning three subjects: “First, science and technology served the community, second striving to globalize higher education so we can be in the global knowledge cycle”.

He said, “According to the obtained report; only 2 percent of the world's science produces in the Islamic Republic of Iran, and no doubt, we need another 98 percent to get a suitable international status”.

The next case mentioned by deputy Minister of Science, Research and the technology was the technical and professional topic of undergraduate students graduating from universities across the country.

Before welcoming the President of the University, Dr. Hassan Ghabol, director of International Scientific Cooperation of the University welcomed the guests who attended the assembly. He noted that Ferdowsi University of Mashhad is the center of the link between Iranian and Arab universities and mentioned that there are more than a thousand Arabic-speaking students from ten Arab countries.

Then, he spoke of two important goals; the first aim is to establish relations among the students of the assembly, as well as holding summer workshops in the member universities of the assembly next year. The second aim is to establish relations among the professors of this assembly, based on a contract prepared for the signature of the presidents, which will enable the faculty of each university to attend another university, especially for study opportunities.

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