His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan receives Zayed University Australian students

07 Feb 2013

Hi Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, and President of Zayed University, stressed on the need for international expansion of Arabic language learning programs to promote cultural cooperation and exchange of educational and scientific expertise with different countries.

"Such academic initiatives would open up new channels for cultural interaction among peoples of countries, promote Arabic, enhance interest in discovering the treasures of knowledge in our heritage, history and modern culture, and expand student exchange programs. This assists the development of our university curricula", added His Excellency Sheikh  Nahayan.

His Excellency Sheikh  Nahayan made his remarks as he received 11 students from the Australian National University (ANU) who are currently taking part in a six-week intensive Arabic language course at Zayed University. At the meeting, His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan chatted with the Australian students in Arabic.

Source: Wam