Sharjah Ruler receives AUC President

SHARJAH, H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has received at his office in the American University of Sharjah, AUS, Francis J. Ricciardone, President of the American University in Cairo, AUC.

His Highness, the Ruler of Sharjah, welcomed Ricciardone and his accompanying delegation. The two sides exchanged viewpoints on a number of agenda items, including means of enhancing bilateral cooperation in education, scientific research and academic development fields.

Ricciardone expressed his thanks and appreciation to H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan, praising the scientific and cultural renaissance witnessed by the Emirate of Sharjah.

The meeting was attended by Dr. Bjorn Kjerfve, Chancellor of AUS, Dr. Amr Abdel Hamid, Director of the Sharjah Research Academy, and members of the Board of Trustees and members of the administrative and teaching bodies at the university.

Source: Emirates News Agency