JEDDAH: Arab News
Published — Saturday 24 November 2012
Last update 24 November 2012 4:20 am
Saudi Cultural Attaché to the United Arab Emirates Saleh H. Al-Suhaibani visited the American University in Dubai (AUD) to establish ongoing communication with Saudi Arabian students at the university.
He also visited the campus to follow up on their academic status, and to offer any needed assistance from the embassy.
Al-Suhaibani discussed future collaboration opportunities with Elias Bou Saab, executive vice president at AUD and followed it up by a tour of the campus.
A roundtable discussion was organized between Al-Suhaibani, Ahmad Alhinaki, director of Academic Affairs at the Saudi Embassy in the UAE, and Ameera Al-Hamarna, educational adviser at the embassy, Saudi students at AUD, Peggy Awad, external relations director at AUD, and Maitha Mohammed, external relations coordinator. They discussed Al-Suhaibani’s support and encouragement of the students’ curricular and extracurricular activities.
The meeting concluded with the hopes of sustaining a long-term relationship between AUD and the Saudi cultural attaché in the UAE.
The American University in Dubai is a private, non-sectarian institution of higher learning founded in 1995.