Sheikh Jasim Bin Hamad Al Thani, the Qatari Minister of Education, arrived in Amman on Saturday to begin four days of talks with his Jordanian counter-part, Dr.
Sheikh Jasim Bin Hamad Al Thani, the Qatari Minister of Education, arrived in Amman on Saturday to begin four days of talks with his Jordanian counter-part, Dr. Ishaq Farhan.
The visit is aimed at increasing educational co-operation between the two countries.
The Sheikh also met Prime Minister Ahmed El-Lawzy, and visited several institutions as well as the border with Israel. An Education Agreement was signed.
SYNOPSIS: Jordan's education ministry was the scene of increasing international co-operation this week.
The Minister of Education of Qatar, Sheikh Jasim Bin Hamad Al Thani, was paying a four-day visit to confer with him Jordanian counterpart, Dr. Ishaq Farhan.
The Ministers' discussions culminated in the signing of an agreement for closer co-operation between Jordan and Qatar in educational matters. There are already more than three hundred Jordanian teachers working in Qatar.
During his visit Sheikh Al Thani also called on the Prime Minister, Ahmed El-Lawzy at his office, as well as touring Jordan University, the teachers' training college, several factories and the Royal Military Academy.
Jordan and Qatar have long had friendly relations, and the success of the Sheikh's visit will mean even closer co-operation between the two Arab nations in the future.