Birzeit University Welcomes Delegation from Argentina
Birzeit University received an Argentinian delegation on April 4, 2013. The guests included politicians, intellectuals, journalists and Buenos Aires Municipality officials, and met with Vice President for Advancement Ghassan Khatib.
Khatib briefed the delegation on BZU’s latest advancements in academic infrastructure and scientific research. He also spoke of the obstacles imposed by the Israeli occupation, which prevent Gazans from accessing their right to education in West Bank universities. Finally, he spoke of the difficulty of attracting professors from abroad due to Israeli restrictions on residency and the obtaining of visitor’s visas.
A documentary film covering BZU’s journey over decades was screened before the visiting delegation toured the university campus.