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On Sunday, September 10th, 2017, Professor Maher Natsheh, Acting President of An-Najah received at his office a delegation from Norway headed by Ms. Anna Songe-Moller.

The delegation included academics from a number of Norwegian universities including University of Stavanger, Østfold University College and University of Bergen as well as representatives from the city of Stavanger and was accompanied with Engineer Naseer Arafat, Director of Nablus Committee Association.


The visit aimed at discussing possible means of mutual cooperation between An-Najah and Stavanger University and encouraging cultural and academic exchange.

Prof. Natsheh welcomed the attendees and briefed them on An-Najah’s history and talked about the obstacles that encounter higher education in Palestine.

He also commended the Norwegian universities’ role in supporting An-Najah at different academic and research levels.

Ms. Moller in turn expressed her delight for being at An-Najah and stressed the importance of the cooperation between both universities.

It is also worth mentioning that the Norwegian delegation will be giving a number of workshops to An-Najah students in music and drama until Tuesday, September 12th, 2017.

Notes:

  • The meeting was also attended by Dr. Mohammad El-Amleh, Vice President for Academic Affairs; Dr. Ghawi Ghawi, Dean of the Faculty of Fine Arts; Dr. Alia Assali, Dean of the Faculty of Educational Sciences and Teacher Training; Dr. Abdul Rahman Abu Safa, Coordinator of the Scholarships Office; Mr. Mousa Abu Dayyeh, Dean of Students’ Affairs; Dr. Alaa Abu Znad, Chairman of the Association of Northamptonshire Supplementary Schools; Ms. Nour Al-Hanbali from the  Municipality of Nablus and Mr. Khalid Mufleh, Acting Director of the Public Relations Department at An-Najah.

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