Abu Dhabi: Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research received today at his Palace John Couch, Apple’s vice president of Education.
Couch has attended the launch of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Smart Education Initiative.
The two sides discussed ways to boost cooperation between the public higher education institutions in the UAE and Apple Company, especially in the area of technology and its applications in e-education and curriculums.
Sheikh Nahyan lauded the efforts of Apple Company, citing the support company provides to the universities, colleges and schools.
For his part, the Apple’s vice president of Education hailed the initiative launched by the UAE today regarding the use of modern technology in education process, adding that the move reflects keenness of leadership on the education, being a cornerstone for building qualified cadres that would participate in nation-building.
The UAE minister also receives Chechen Minister for Education and Science Anzor Muzayev, who is currently visiting the country. The two sides discussed the relations and cooperation between the two friendly countries. The Chechen minister lauded the progress being experienced by the UAE.
Present were Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works, Humaid Al Qatami, Minister of Education, Saqr Ghobash, Minister of Labour and other senior officials.