JERUSALEM | President of Al-Quds University Professor Imad Abu Kishek received in his office at the university’s main campus the Representative of the Republic of Singapore, Mr. Hawazi Daipi, who visited the university to learn about its history and programs, and explore the possibility of cooperation between AQU and universities in Singapore.
Professor Abu Kishek briefed the visitor about of the university’s faculties and programs and the multifaceted initiatives that AQU leads, particularly the social initiatives and programs in the Old City of Jerusalem.
In speaking about the academic and research cooperation agreements the university has forged with universities and research centers around the globe, Professor Abu Kishek said “the university looks at the Singaporean model of development with admiration, and hopes to build bilateral cooperation ties between both parties, including experience exchanges”.
Mr. Daipi, for his part, praised the achievements of Al-Quds University, wishing its community further progress in serving knowledge and learning in Palestine and globally. He pledged to work on linking AQU with higher education institutions in Singapore to collaborate in scientific and research fields of mutual interest.
The Singaporean Representative also expressed his aspiration to enhance the bilateral relations between Palestine and Singapore and to build further bridges of cooperation between the peoples of both countries.
Al-Quds University enjoys an extensive network of international relations, represented in the several joint programs and partnerships, which it has built with European, American and Asian bodies. These partnerships are a part of the strategy to boost scientific knowledge and expand research through cooperation in different scientific fields.