Organized by the Palestinian Bar Association
Prof. Ali Zeidan AbuZuhri- the University President welcomed Mr. Jawad Obaidat- the Head of the Palestinian Bar Association who visited AAUP to see the preparations for the legal profession practice exam that the Bar Association organized in the university.
Prof. AbuZuhri welcomed the guests and gave a detailed explanation about AAUP and talked about the new academic programs that the university is offering in the different BA, MA and PhD degrees, especially the BA in Medicine, and he also asserted on the importance of the collaboration with the national institutions and unions.
Mr. Jawad Obaidat- the Head of the Palestinian Bar Association expressed his great admiration to Arab American University and its academic development. He praised the collaboration between the university and the Bar and appreciated this gesture from the university to host the exam in its campus in Jenin.
Mr. Obaidat said that 905 intern lawyers applied for the exam and 150 lawyers supervised it. He clarified that AAUP was chosen as the place for the exam for some reasons such as: AAUP provided all general safety procedures under COVID-19 pandemic, so it is considered as a safe place for the exam, and also in order to enhance joint collaboration between both parties and to introduce the new generation of lawyers who came from all over the West Bank to Jenin governorate and to Arab American University.
After the reception, guests were taken in a tour around the exam halls to see the places where the exam was taken.