ABU DHABI / WAM
Ministry of Education signed on Monday a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministries of Science and Education in the Republic of Montenegro.
The MoU aims to establish and enhance cooperation in the field of higher education and scientific research. The Memorandum was signed by Dr. Ahmed Belhoul Al Falasi, Minister of State for Higher Education Affairs, and Predrag Boskovic, Minister of Education in the Republic of Montenegro, in the Office, at the Ministry’s headquarters in Abu Dhabi.
According to the MoU, the two parties shall encourage the establishment of cooperation between higher education institutions in their countries, through direct agreements between those institutions, and to promote cooperation between researchers and research centres through joint research projects, as well as to coordinate symposia, workshops, lectures and scientific conferences on topics of common interest, to be held in both countries.
The MoU also stipulates that the two parties shall exchange information relevant to academic quality, performance standards, evaluating results, curriculum development, student affairs and alumni, and the qualifications awarded by higher education institutions in both countries, in order to facilitate mutual recognition of the qualifications, the two parties shall also exchange visits of students to participate in scientific, cultural, sporting and social activities, and technical and scientific exhibitions.
Saif Rashed Al Mazroui, Minister’s Advisor attended signing of the MoU, and from the Montenegrin side, Darko Uskokovic, Ambassador of the Republic of Montenegro to the State, Bojana Marinovic, Head of the Office of the Minister of Education in Montenegro, and Slobodan Filipovic, Secretary General of the Ministry of Education of Montenegro were also present.
Among those who attended the signing ceremony from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Ibrahim Salem Al Alawi, first Secretary in the State’s Embassy in Podgorica, Mohammed Al Shamsi from the Legal Affairs Department.