Hamdan university eyes EIDA tieup
Dubai, June 1, 2011
Dubai-based Hamdan Bin Mohammed e-University (HBMeU) held discussions with Emirates Identity Authority (EIDA) for joint co-operation especially in the areas of human resource development and knowledge sharing.
HBMeU chancellor Dr Mansoor Al Awar received a EIDA delegation led by director general Dr Ali Mohamed Al Khouri at the university’s headquarters in Dubai International Academic City.
Dr Al Khouri reaffirmed the authority’s commitment to enhance bilateral co-operation in all areas of common interest, especially those involving training and development.
The EIDA chief also expressed the authority's eagerness to assist in enhancing the qualification of citizens and making them capable of supporting the country's development programs.
“We look forward to utilizing the abilities of HBMeU in the field of continuous and life-long learning through a series of academic programs that focus on project and HR management, organizational leadership and business excellence,' Dr Al Khouri said.
'All these efforts aim to achieve our objectives of enhancing administrative, financial, and technical policies and furthering investment in human resources to develop a proficient and highly skilled national workforce,' he added.
Dr Al Awar highlighted the importance of the partnership in realizing a shared vision of creating a suitable environment that nurtures creativity and innovation, and reinforcing the culture of business excellence by developing the abilities of citizens through all possible means.
Al Awar also pointed out HBMeU’s keenness to provide EIDA with all the resources and expertise it needs to assist in efforts to establish a competent working team that will be responsible and capable of facing the challenges of cultivating business excellence and service quality in the society.
Prof Nabil Baydoun, Learners & Enterprise Development, assistant chancellor, HBMeU, made a presentation on the university's role in helping establish a culture of creativity, innovation, professional development, training programs and scientific research.-TradeArabia News Service