Yemeni Universities to venture in Saudi Arabia [Archives:2007/1028/Local News]

February 26 2007

SANA'A, Feb. 25 ) The Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Ali Mohammed Al-Sha'wour, held a press conference to discuss the preparations to establish the activities of Yemeni universities in Saudi Arabia.

Al-Sha'wour assured that the participation will be a qualitative one and four government universities together with eight private universities will participate along with about 140 professors taking part.

According to Al-Sha'wour, the scientific, artistic and medical participation aims to deepen the bilateral relations between Yemen and Saudi Arabia.

The participation will involve four different aspects. The first part will be seminars and symposiums on different fields. Further, two medical teams from Sana'a University will execute many surgical operations, cosmetic surgery and operations on urinary tracts.

The second part relates to students activities including poetry, literature, drama and other folkloric exhibitions.

Further, the program will include exhibiting artistic works especially from Hodeidah University. There will be also a book fair for Yemeni universities' publications.