H.E Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan chairs the first meeting of the Higher Education Coordinating Council

28 Nov 2012

His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, President of Zayed University, chaired the first meeting of the Higher Education Coordinating Council at Zayed University’s Abu Dhabi campus earlier today. Amongst the attendees were Dr. Sulaiman Al Jassim, Vice President of Zayed University, Dr. Ali Rashid Al Noaimi, Vice Chancellor of UAEU, Dr. Tayyib Kamali, Vice Chancellor of the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT), and Dr. Saeed Al Hassani, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.

During the meeting, His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan reiterated the commitment of the UAE to provide students with the best education opportunities that prepare them to lead their lives and careers successfully , and to participate in the betterment of their community.  He also ensured that this Coordinating Council will play a very important role in aligning the visions and strategies of the 3 Higher Education Federal Institutions to fulfill the grand purpose of the UAE Education System as a whole.

His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan also extended his thanks to the visionary leaders of the UAE, and praised tremendous support they continuously provide to help students benefit from the best undergraduate and graduate education, and the best job opportunities available in the UAE job market.