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College signs MOU with University of Benghazi

Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education is pleased to have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Benghazi – one of Libya’s oldest and most prestigious educational institutions.

This MOU is the latest in a series of collaborative agreements formed between the College and other highly regarded and reputable national and international educational establishments. This spate of new alliances is a sign of the times for Al-Maktoum College which has been growing and developing rapidly as an organisation in recent years. This progress is positive and the College plans to keep this momentum going and continue providing the very best level of education for students – a desire shared by our valued allies.

The MOU with the University of Benghazi is significant as it is the first relationship formed in the North African region. It is also of personal significance to our Head of College, Dr Abubaker, who was born and raised in Benghazi, as this is an opportunity to support the higher education system of his home country.

Dr Abubaker said:

“I am delighted with this recent development with the University of Benghazi. I have met and engaged with colleagues at the university and have witnessed a huge desire to grow and develop the higher education sector in Benghazi after years of conflict and neglect.”

He continued:

“Al-Maktoum College shall strive to engage fully in the successful implementation of this significant MOU.”

This new MOU will offer the University of Benghazi and Al-Maktoum College the opportunity to cooperate in a wide range of academic activities, building capacities, supporting academic research and curriculum design, and planning and organising conferences, seminars, workshops and exchange programmes.

The MOU was signed by the CEO of the University of Benghazi’s Research and Consultations Centre, Dr Ahmed Al-Zaroug, and Al-Maktoum College’s Head and Vice-Chancellor, Dr A G Abubaker. Also in attendance was the Deputy President of the University of Benghazi for Scientific Affairs, Dr Khaled Amhidi Al Ragas, and the Director of the Office of International Co-operation, Dr Abdul Qadir Al-Obaidi.