Muscat, The Committee of GCC Ministers of
Education held its third meeting today at the GCC Advisory Body.
Dr. Madiha bint Ahmad al-Shibani, Minister of Education explained
that this educational meeting seeks to strengthen the pace of joint
action and close cooperation between the ministries of education in the
GCC countries, in light of the royal care attached to the education
sector by the GCC leaders.
On his turn, Dr. Abdul Latif bin Rashid al-Zayani, GCC Secretary
General, in his speech, praised the good efforts made by the
Committee to improve the educational level in the GCC countries and
enhance cooperation and integration among them, pointing out that
this vital sector represents one of the important pillars of sustainable
development in the GCC countries.
The meeting discussed means to enhance role of the educational
institution in developing the culture of volunteer work, the strategy of
joint action and international cooperation between the GCC Education
Ministers and international organizations within the comprehensive
strategic dialogue, which was directed by the GCC leaders.
They also discussed the proposals of the Ministry of Education in
the Sultanate about the GCC countries' stance towards achieving the
fourth goal of the Sustainable Development Goals, the possible
support and coordination that could take place in this aspect, the
possible effects of the fourth industrial revolution on education and the
strategic programs that should be pursued in this regard during the
Source: Oman News Agency