Palestinian Education and Higher Education Minister Visits SQU

Dr. Sabri Mamdoh Saidam, Palestinian

Minister of Education and Higher Education, accompanied by Dr.

Abullah bin Mohammed al-Sarmi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of

Higher Education and Ahmed Abbas Ramadan, Palestine’s

Ambassador to the Sultanate visited Sultan Qaboos University (SQU)


He was received by Prof. Ali bin Huwaishal Al-Shuaili, SQU Deputy

Vice Chancellor for Administrative & Financial Affairs in the presence of

Dr. Rahma bint Ibrahim Al Mahrooqi, Deputy Vice Chancellor for

Postgraduate Studies & Research and Prof. Amer Ali Al-Rawas, Deputy

Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs & Community Service.

The Palestinian delegation consisted of Dr. Ihab Qabak, Assistant

Undersecretary for Higher Education, Dr. Sami Pasha, Head of

Accreditation and Quality Authority and Raed Barakat, Director General

of University Education.

The two sides discussed topics related to higher education and

research. In addition, they explored cooperation between SQU and

Palestinian higher education institutions.

Source: Oman News Agency