Enhancing cooperation between Al Ain University and the Abu Dhabi Digital Authority
In order to enhance ways of cooperation and exchange of knowledge, a delegation from Al Ain University, headed by Dr. Noor El Deen Atatreh- Chancellor of Al Ain University, Prof. Amer Qasem- Vice President, and Dr. Faten Kharbet- Deputy Dean of the College of Engineering, visited the Abu Dhabi Digital Authority, where they were received by His Excellency Mansour Mohamed Al Marzouqi, Director Executive of the Strategic Planning Sector in the Authority.
During the meeting, the existing bilateral cooperation relations between the two sides were reviewed, common topics were discussed in order to enhance the relationship between the two sides in many fields, especially cybersecurity, technology, digital transformation, artificial intelligence, knowledge exchange, research, and student training programs.
Atatreh gave an overview of Al Ain University, its campuses, academic programs, international accreditations, facilities and services, research, the developments and achievements made by the university since its establishment until now. He pointed out that the university is keen to collaborate with various local and international institutions, especially those that would benefit university students, enhance their skills, and provide support for them to qualify them for practical life in the future. He also praised the efforts of the Abu Dhabi Digital Authority in leading the digital transformation of the Abu Dhabi government
In turn, HE Mansour Mohamed Al-Marzouqi stressed that the academic sector is a vital partner in enriching government work through scientific research and research projects for national universities, which contribute in finding new digital solutions, stressing the importance of the academic sector in producing knowledge, stimulating practical and implementable innovation, and directing students to the labor market and the most demanded vital areas in the region and the world.