The Ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina visits PSUT to discuss prospects for joint action

Thursday, June 17, 2021 - 13:30


The President of Princess Sumaya University for Technology, Prof. Mashhoor Al-Refai, received the Ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Amman, Mr. Mato Zeko, and his deputy, Mr. Armin Limo, at the University to discuss the prospects for joint cooperation between PSUT and scientific research institutions and universities in Bosnia.  During the meeting, the two parties discussed cooperation in joint technological fields, signing agreements, participating in training programs to raise the competency of graduates, research programs, providing training opportunities for students, cultural exchange programs, and applying for EU support for joint projects.

At the meeting, which was attended by the Vice President for Academic Affairs, Prof. Wejdan Abu Al-Haija, Prof. Al-Refai reviewed PSUT’s progress and specializations, the international rankings it has obtained, the high status it has achieved locally and internationally, recent achievements, and the range of competitions that have been won by its students.

Al-Refai affirmed the University’s keenness to realize the visions of HRH Princess Sumaya bint El Hassan, Chair of its Board of Trustees, in promoting networking and international cooperation with prestigious universities. He also looked forward to the possibility of building strong relations with the universities of Bosnia and Herzegovina in many fields.

In turn, the Ambassador expressed his pleasure at visiting PSUT, praising the depth of relations between the two friendly countries, and the good academic reputation that the University enjoys in the region and the world. He also commended its unique specializations, especially information security and artificial intelligence programs and technology-related engineering programs, expressing his hope for building bridges for future cooperation as a mutual service.

Mr. Mato Zeko also gave a presentation on higher education institutions and their management system, expressing his desire to establish areas of cooperation between PSUT, the University of Sarajevo and other universities in his country, especially in the fields of cybersecurity and artificial intelligence.

The meeting was also attended by the Dean of the King Abdullah II School of Engineering, Dr. Belal Sababha, the Dean of the King Hussein School of Computing Sciences, Dr. Ashraf Ahmad, the Dean of the King Talal School of Business Technology, Dr. Abdul Rahim Abu Al-Basal, and the Director of the International Relations Office, DrRadhi Hamadeen.