Prof. Dr. Saleh Abu Osbaa, the President of Al-Istiqlal University and Prof. Dr. Ali Abu Zohry, the President of the Arab American University, signed a memorandum of cooperation at the campus of Al-Istiqlal University in Jericho, in the presence of the deputies for administrative, financial and military affairs with the deans of the faculties.
Prof. Dr. Abu Osbaa welcomed the President of the Arab American University and the delegation accompanied him, giving an overview about the vision of Al-Istiqlal University and its strategic and future plans, in addition to the current specializations which serve the needs of the Palestinian security institute.
Furthermore, Prof. Dr. Abu Osbaa clarified that Al-Istiqlal University is in contact with the civil society institutions to find out their needs and provide them with the diplomas that serve and develop the different fields of society, referring to the establishment of the forensic science building which will be equipped with the advanced machines and get benefited from it practically in the future at three levels (training field _ medical field and the service of Security institutions).
For his part, Prof. Dr. Abu Zohri, the President of the Arab American University, thanked Al-Istiqlal University and its president for their efforts in serving the country and the security institute, explaining the various study programs in his University, and his readiness to cooperate with Al-Istiqlal University in all different fields, especially the new disciplines of the Masters which are implemented for the first time in Palestine and supported by the European Union.
The Memorandum of Cooperation, which was signed between both Universities, aims to establish a frame of reference for the joint cooperation according to the vision and mission of the parties in the fields of education, science, culture and art, developing the future programs, facilitating the joint research among faculty members, the Scientific and training courses, the use of libraries and information network, the use of the scientific equipment and laboratory analysis and other services.
It is noteworthy to mention that Al-Istiqlal University, with its new presidency plan, is working to strengthen joint and bilateral cooperation with the Palestinian Universities and the educational institutions, for serving the students of the University and the Palestinian society.