Sharjah Ruler chairs UoS Board of Trustees meeting

Sun 10-12-2017 19:26 PM

SHARJAH, 10th December, 2017 (WAM) — H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah and President of the University of Sharjah, UoS, has praised the achievements of the university and its efforts, creating a unique academic institution.

He made this statement during a reception organised by the university to welcome the new members of its Board of Trustees and its new faculty members.

Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed welcomed the new members and said, “We are delighted to see you here with the other members of the Board of Trustees, from China, Panama and the United States. We will add another member from South Africa, to have representatives from around the world.

“I am proud of the achievements of this unique university. I have spent much of my time on establishing this university, and I have spent most of my time here, from dawn until sunset. You may not believe it, but the buildings of this university were completed in only 11 months,” he added.

During the meeting, Sheikh Sultan agreed to place a memorial on campus to commemorate Maroun Semaan, who died in May 2017. Semaan was a loyal friend of the university and became a member of its Board of Trustees in 2005. Sheikh Sultan also approved several decisions related to the university.

At the end of the meeting, the University of Sharjah Board reviewed its scientific research plan for the 2018 – 2022 period, which will transform the university into a comprehensive research institution. The board members also thanked Sheikh Sultan for his wise leadership and generous support.

WAM/Hazem Hussein/Nour Salman

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