US official visits Taiz University [Archives:2005/814/Local News]

February 7 2005

Henry Mandelson, the Regional responsible official of IT in the American Foreign Ministry, visited Taiz University Feb. 1 and met the Chairman of Taiz University, Dr. Muhammad Abdullah al-Soofy, University Vice-Chairman for academic affairs, Dr. Ibrahim al-Selwy, University Vice-Chairman for higher studies, Dr. Ahmed Alwan al-Mudhhaji, and a number of other professors.

Cooperation issues between Yemen and the USA were studied, relating to supports that theAmerican government offers Yemen in the information technology line.

A part of this is preparation for establishing an Electronic Corner and central library in Taiz University.

The Chairman of the University, Prof. Muhammad al-Soofy, has expressed his thanks to the visit paid by the American friends and the support they will present.

He also praised the attempts of the university towards modernizing teaching methods and technical equipment.