Prof. Moudhi Al-Humoud, President of the Arab Open University (AOU), received a visiting delegate from Open University Malaysia (OUM), composed of Prof. Dato' Dr Mansor Fadzil, President of OUM, and Prof. Ahmad Hashem, OUM Vice President for Business Development & Technology. A meeting was held in the presence of Prof. Marwan Al-Akaidi, AOU Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Prof. Bassem Shabeb, Dean of Business Studies Program.
Prof. Al-Humoud expressed her pleasure for this visit, pointing to the importance of academic cooperation between the two Universities as the AOU in the Kingdom of Bahrain hosts the Master in Business Program, which is offered by OUM. She also emphasized that AOU is keen on continuing to cooperate with OUM and other distinguished universities in academic and scientific fields as well as exchanges of expertise.
On his part, Prof. Fadzil thanked Prof. Al-Humoud for her warm welcome and stressed on the interest of OUM on strengthening the cooperation with AOU and taking advantage of all available capabilities to all parties at different levels and areas.
During the meeting, both parties discussed a number of common issues and means of strengthening cooperation between AOU and OUM in fields of academia, training, and experience exchange.
At the end of the meeting, the visiting delegate toured the buildings of headquarters and the AOU Kuwait branch, expressing their admiration of the AOU facilities and services.