Muscat, A delegation from Lakehead University,

Canada, comprising Dr. James Aldridge, Vice-Provost, International

Relations, and Dr. Rachid Benlamri, Acting Chair, Faculty of Software

Engineering visited Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) today.

The delegation was received by Prof. Amer bin Ali al-Rowas, SQU

Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Community Service, Dr.

Hadj Bourdoucen, Dean of the College of Engineering and officials

from the Office of International Cooperation.

The two sides discussed the potential of cooperation between SQU

and Lakehead University by means of student exchange and joint

research activities. The officials from the two universities agreed on

pursuing bottom up approach in collaboration and initiating partnership

through student exchange and joint research in the disciplines of

engineering, biotechnology, natural resources management and

English language.

Source: Oman News Agency