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Jordan, China discuss establishment of Sino-Jordanian university

By Petra - Jan 06,2014 - Last updated at Jan 06,2014

AMMAN — Jordan and China are examining the possibility of establishing a Jordanian-Chinese university to offer education opportunities to Jordanian and Arab students and become a centre for technical education.

During a meeting with China’s Ambassador to Jordan Gao Yusheng on Monday, Higher Education Minister Amin Mahmoud said the university will help boost cultural cooperation, stressing the importance of encouraging Jordanian students to seek higher education at Chinese universities and benefit from China’s “vast expertise” in technology and industry.

Commending Jordan’s human resources, the ambassador said his country’s education ministry is waiting for the detailed plan of the proposed university to take a decision on its establishment.

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