HE Sheikh Nahayan signs agreement to set up the Ahmad Seddiqi Professorship in Arabic language at Zayed University.
H.E Sheikh Nahayan signed the agreement with Abdul Hameed Ahmad Siddiqi, who was representing Ahmad Siddiqi and Sons. Also present were H.H Sheikh Zayed bin Hamad bin Hamdan Al Nahyan, Dr. Zaki Anwar Nusseibeh, Vice chairman of Authority for Culture and Heritage in the UAE, Dr. Saeed Hamad Al-Hassani, Undersecretary of Higher Education and Scientific Research in the UAE, Dr. Sulaiman Al Jassim, Vice President of Zayed University, Dr. Larry Wilson, Provost of Zayed University, Safia Al Raqbani, Chief Development and External Affairs Officer at Zayed University, and other dignitaries.
H.E Sheikh Nahayan stressed the importance of this agreement to develop Arabic language curricula and support Arabic studies and research projects in the UAE. He also highlighted the role of societal sessions, institutions, corporations and public figures in contribution to supporting the endowment fund of Zayed University, which was set up to further develop the educational performance.
Abdul Hameed Ahmad Siddiqi on his part praised H.E Sheikh Nahayan, and the wonderful efforts that the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research is relentlessly making, in order to ensure it delivers the best quality of education to UAE students, an education that matches premier international standards.