Abu-Ghazaleh: AArU and ASREN agree to closer collaboration in scientific areas

Amman - The Association of Arab Universities (AArU) and the Arab States Research and Education Network (ASREN) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for cooperation in scientific areas, especially in research and education infrastructures and services. HE Prof. Amr Ezzat Salamah, Secretary General of the Association of Arab Universities and HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, Chairman of the Arab States Research and Education Network (ASREN), signed the MoU in Amman following thorough discussions between the two sides.

The MoU included several terms that mostly focus on supporting the development of the pan Arab dedicated research and education network to connect universities and research centers with other universities around the world through this network. It also included sharing knowledge with research and education communities in the region especially on using the research and education infrastructures and services to enhance their research and education outcomes. Cooperation in Open science and Open Access are also included in the agreement.

Commenting on the event, HE Prof. Amr Salamah said: “The Association of Arab Universities is committed to provide the Arab universities with the best services especially establishing cooperation and providing infrastructure and collaboration services to the concerned universities.”

For his part, HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh said: “We work hard to connect all Arab universities to the regional pan Arab research and education network through the Arab National Research and education Networks. This agreement will enable us to further connect more universities and extend our services to these universities”. 

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