Dr Sheikh Sultan interacts with officials during his visit to Khorfakkan University on Thursday. WAM
Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, inspected on Thursday, work progress of the expansion project of Khorfakkan University.
His Highness announced that Khorfakkan University will introduce new majors such as engineering, science and technology, in addition to the previous majors taught at the University of Sharjah in Khorfakkan branch, pointing out that the university buildings and facilities will be ready to receive students in the upcoming academic year.
Sheikh Sultan inspects work progress of expansion project at Khorfakkan University. WAM
Sheikh Sultan listened to a detailed explanation about the work progress of the project and the stages accomplished so far.
The Ruler of Sharjah directed to implement a number of new service buildings, such as housing for teaching staff and another for students, along with a gym for male students.
Sheikh Sultan during his visit to Khorfakkan University. WAM
His Highness directed the establishment of outdoor playgrounds, one of which will include stands and basic facilities, in addition to secondary playgrounds for various games. Sharjah Ruler also directed to plant the inner area of the university campus and the mountains surrounding the area.
His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, approved the start of the first phase of land levelling for the residential areas in Al Shannouf 1-6, totalling 3,000 plots of land at 50 plots in each area.
In accordance with the agreement, the rules and procedures for the exchange of faculty members and students between the two universities were defined, work on conducting joint scientific research related to diseases common in the UAE.
In her speech, Dr Muhadditha Al Hashimi, Chairperson of the SPEA, expressed her thanks and appreciation to the Ruler of Sharjah for his unstinted support and interest in this project that provides training and empowers teachers in line with the highest quality standards.
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