SQU delegations visit to Czech Republic, Slovakia ends

PRAGUE: Dr Ali bin Saud al Bimani, Vice Chancellor of Sultan Qaboos University (SQU), and his accompanying delegation, concluded his official visit to educational institutions and universities in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The accompanying delegation included Dr Sayyida Muna bint Fahd al Said, Assistant SQU Vice-Chancellor for International Cooperation, Dr Khalifa al Jabri, Dr Khalid al Dhuhli, Dr Alia al Ansari and Mahmoud al Kindi. The delegation visited several academic and research institutions, the most important of which is Charles University. The two universities signed a letter of cooperation in the field of student exchange and academic training of medical students, as well as the exchange of academic experience and joint research in medicine, science and education.
The delegation visited the Charles University Hospital Motel to learn about modern diagnostic methods for certain genetic diseases. It was agreed to host a group of medical students at Charles University to spend the training period at the Faculty of Medicine and Sultan Qaboos University Hospital.
The delegation also visited the Czech University of Technology. The two universities signed a joint letter of cooperation in academic exchanges, training of technicians, student exchanges, joint research and seminars. On the sidelines of the visit, some meetings were held with Slovak Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Education, Research and Sport, during which they discussed the development and enhancement of scientific cooperation between SQU and the Slovak scientific institutions in various fields.