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UOWD signs MOU with Fujairah Cultural & Scientific Centre

Wednesday, 9 March, 2005

The University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) hosted a visit by H.E. Saeed Al Raqbani, UAE Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries and a delegation from the Fujairah Cultural & Scientific Centre at Knowledge Village yesterday.

The Minister's visit was at the invitation of the University to witness the signing of a MOU between the Fujairah Cultural & Scientific Centre and UOWD for academic and professional collaboration between the two parties in the future.

Professor Nick van der Walt, Chief Executive Officer of UOWD, and Mr. James Langridge, representing the UOWD Board of Trustees, welcomed the distinguished guests when they arrived at the University.

Signatories to the MOU were Mr. Abdalla Al Attar, Head of the Fujairah Cultural and Scientific Centre and Professor van der Walt.

Following the signing ceremony, the guests were conducted on a tour of the UOWD facilities.