Jordan calls for activating cooperation with GCC countries

Jordan calls for activating cooperation with GCC countries
Jordan calls for activating cooperation with GCC countries

AMMAN, Jan 26 (KUNA) — Jordan on Tuesday called for activating cooperation with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member states and sharing expertise in education field.
During a joint meeting between the two sides, Jordan’s Minister of Education Mohammad Thneibat lauded the Jordan-GCC relations in all fields, particularly education.
He affirmed his country’s keenness on promoting these relations and benefiting from GCC experiments in this field.
The minister urged all Arab countries to work as one unit on developing education since it is the only way for achieving development and making progress in countries.
He called for providing stimulus programs to support teachers as they are a key pillar in the development of education process.
On his part, Mohammad Al-Tuwaijri, director of education administration of the GCC Secretariat and head of the Gulf delegation to the meeting, commended Jordanian experiment in evolving education and higher education.
GCC leaders pay much attention to education process and so this topic features high on their meetings, he added.
Meanwhile, Secretary General of Jordan’s Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research Hani Dhamour praised GCC countries’ role in supporting higher education in Amman through developing infrastructure.
Jordanian universities expressed their readiness to cooperate with the Gulf side through exchanging visits among students, and holding conferences and workshops, he said.
Dr. Mohammad Al-Dhefeeri, head of the Kuwaiti cultural office in Jordan, took part in the meeting.
The GCC consists of Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Oman. (end)