Jordanian Ambassador to Palestine Visits Birzeit University

Birzeit University President Khalil Hindi received on April 8, 2014 Ambassador of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to the State of Palestine Khaled Shawabkeh, who visited the university to learn about the academic realities on the ground. Shawabkeh was accompanied by head of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Ramallah and al-Bireh Khalil Rizk, along with the Chamber of Commerce delegation.

Hindi briefed the ambassador and the accompanying delegation on Birzeit University and its role in community service, stressing Birzeit’s interest in developing relationships with various universities around the world. Hindi underscored Birzeit’s academic relations with Jordanian universities, especially in the field of nursing and information technology.

Ambassador Shawabkeh said he valued the role played by the university in building an educated and cultured generation, expressing his desire to expand academic cooperation with Palestinian universities, especially in the field of student exchange and academic fellowships.

The ambassador and his accompanying delegation toured campus, during which he was briefed on the university developments.