SHARJAH, 23rd January, 2017 (WAM) — H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah and President of Sharjah University, met on Monday with Professor Alvaro Simon de Blas, Director-General of European Business and Innovation Centre Network in Malaga.

Professor de Blas was welcomed on his visit to Sharjah University to discuss ways of improving student services, as well as academic and scientific programmes. The main aim of the meeting was to enable the university to improve its international rankings.

After exchanging ideas and discussing potential collaboration in the fields of science and research, both institutions agreed to pursue the creation of an effective partnership between their academic and scientific departments.

The meeting was also attended by Dr. Tarik bin Khadem, Head of the Human Resources Department; Dr. Rashid Al Leem, Head of Sharjah Water and Electricity Authority; Noura Al Noman, Head of the Executive Office of H.H. Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, as well as several university board members including Dr. Hamid M.K. Al Naimiy, Director of the Sharjah University.