Arab American University presented by Prof. Ali Zedan Abu Zuhri the University’s President and The Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics presented by Dr. Ola Awad the PCBS President signed an MoU that aims to create joint collaboration to serve and benefit the public’s interest within the partnership and work integration to provide quality services for the Palestinian society.
This came during the visit of PCBS delegation to the University represented by Dr. Ola Awad, Dr. Sufian Abu Harb the Undersecretary Assistant for Administrative, Financial and IT Affairs, Mr. Loa’y Shehadeh the Undersecretary Assistant for Planning, Development and International Relations, and Ms. A’naya Zedan Undersecretary Assistant for Statistical Affairs.
The meeting was attended by the University's President Prof. Abu Zuhri, the Chairman of the Board Dr. Yusuf Asfour, the Academic Advisor Prof. Dr. Walid Deeb, and the Administration Manger of the University Campus in Ramallah Mr. Mohammed Sabaaneh.
Prof. Abu Zuhri welcomed the guest and gave them a brief introductory about the university and its establishment. He pointed out that the university has many academic programs and scientific centers, stressing that the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics is the main producer of the Palestinian statistics.
For her part, Dr. Ola Awad praised the role played by Arab American University where she pointed out that this agreement signed with the university aims mainly to provide statistical data for different uses in the field of scientific and academic research and projects of graduate students and enhance f university students to critically read, analyze and extract data from these statistics numbers.
She added: "We are pleased sign such partnership agreements, which represents our goal in the Central Bureau of Statistics in working with all Palestinian parties in order to reach the best results that will analyze the huge numbers and benefit from in order to raise the academic, scientific and professional levels in the country.
The delegation took a tour around the university and expressed their high interests in the premises and its services it offers.