Oman Journalist Association Delegation Visits Birzeit University

A delegation from the Oman Journalist Association visited Birzeit University on October 23, 2013 to learn more about the university’s academic programs and challenges.
The delegation was received by Birzeit University President Khalil Hindi, Vice President for Advancement Ghassan Khatib, Media Development Center head Nibal Thawabteh, Media Department Chairperson Bassam Owaida and Head of the Palestinian Journalist’s Syndicate Abdel Nasser al-Najjar.
Hindi briefed the delegation on the university’s history, faculties and academic programs, as well as its role in community service. Hindi underscored the university’s interest in developing relationships with various universities around the world, and called for the strengthening of academic relations with the academic sector in the Sultanate of Oman.
The Omani delegation, for its part, expressed admiration for the great progress achieved by Birzeit University, especially under the difficult political circumstances in Palestine and called upon all Arab countries to support the educational sector in Palestine.