MoU between PSUT and Digital Cooperation Organization (DCO)

Wednesday, August 25, 2021 - 09:00



Princess Sumaya University for Technology has concluded a Memorandum of Understanding with the Digital Cooperation Organization (DCO) to facilitate cooperation in the areas of digital transformation and modern technological practices. The agreement was signed by the President of the University, Prof. Mashhoor Al-Refai, and the Secretary-General of the organization, Deema Al-Yahya, in the presence of the Secretary-General of the Ministry of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship, Samira Al-Zoubi.

The memorandum, which was signed during the visit of the organization’s delegation to the university, focuses on implementing projects and initiatives related to the digital dimension, stimulating the business environment and emerging technical practices, working to develop PSUT students’ skills and building their capabilities, and helping Jordanian companies to establish partnerships with the organization and open new markets.

Al-Refai expressed his pleasure with this cooperation, praising the organization's leading role in the Arab region and the world and its ambitions to provide everything possible to serve the Arab digital sector.

Al-Refai added that PSUT, under the directives of HRH Princess Sumaya bint El Hassan, Chair of its Board of Trustees, seeks to build bridges of cooperation with international organizations in line with the university's goals and aspirations.

Al-Refai also expressed his appreciation for the role of the Ministry of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship and its fruitful work in supporting and developing the technical and digital business sectors, thus contributing to real development in the Kingdom.

In turn, Al-Yahya commended PSUT's status at the local and global levels, stressing the ability of the organization to provide forms of cooperation to help advance the digital sector, in addition to launching initiatives aimed at serving entrepreneurship and small and medium-sized companies and pushing them to grow and achieve a promising future for all its members.

The meeting was attended by the Vice President for Academic Affairs, Prof. Wejdan Abu-Elhaija, the Dean of King Hussein School of Computing Sciences, Dr. Ashraf Al-Ahmad, the Executive Director of the Information Technology for Development Sector at the Royal Scientific Society, Dr. Ahmed Masa’dah, and the Director of the QRCE, Mohammad Obeidat.

DCO is an international organization concerned with promoting innovation and accelerating the growth of the digital economy. It was established at the end of last year as part of the efforts of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia during its presidency of the Group of Twenty, and its members include Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Pakistan, and Nigeria.