A Distinguished Delegation from the Slovak Republic Visits An-Najah
On Tuesday, March 12, 2019, Professor Maher Natsheh, Acting President of An-Najah received a distinguished delegation from the Slovak Republic. The delegation included Mrs. Karla Wursterova, Director General for International Organizations, Development Assistance and Humanitarian Aid, Mrs. Lucia Kiss, Director of Slovak Agency for International Development Cooperation, Ms. Petra Ruzickova from the Department for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid, Amb. Miroslav Hacek, Head of the Slovak Representative Office, Mr. Sami Jabra, Deputy Head of the Slovak Representative Office, Mr. Mahmoud El-Sheikh, Desk Officer of Slovakia, and Ms. Nadine Husari, Desk Officer of Deplomatic Missions.
The delegation was also received by Dr. Mohammad Al-Amleh, Vice President of Academic Affairs, Mr. Rashid Al-Kukhun, Director of the Finance Department, the International Office and the PR Department at An-Najah.
Prof. Natsheh welcomed the delegation and talked about the cooperation agreements the University has with a number of European universities, in terms of developing joint research projects and boosting student and staff exchange programmes. He expressed his interest in developing more relations with universities in Slovakia, upgrading academic and research exchanges. He further talked about An-Najah's campuses and An-Najah National University Hospital.
In turn, Mrs. Wursterova thanked An-Najah for their hospitality and commended its role as a leading university in Palestine and the distinct academic relations it has with institutions around the world. She also discussed further means of academic cooperation with An- Najah, especially with Music Department of the University as they hold annual music festivals in Slovakia that their government is very proud of. She also mentioned that the Slovak Republic is interested in sending good Arabic teachers to Slovakia.