Prof. Awad Saad, Director of the Sudan University of Science and Technology, met Mr. Ismail Abdullah, the Secretary-General of the Arab Theater Authority and the accompanying delegation. The meeting was held in the Vice-Chancellor office, in the presence of the Secretary of Academic Affairs, the Dean of the College of Music and Drama, and a number of professors from the College of Music and Drama.
The meeting discussed cooperation relations between the university, represented by the College of Music and Drama, and the Authority in establishing many joint activities, in addition to the necessity to activate the relationship between the two sides in a number of future projects that benefit both parties.
Prof Ismail Abdullah, Secretary-General of the Authority, confirmed that the Sudanese artist has been in the Authority since its establishment and played an important and influential role, and expressed his happiness for working with an academic institution, stressing on the role that the College of Music and Drama can play as a strategic store for cultural and educational work in networking efforts to qualify students in arts, education, and school theater.
Finally, the two sides agreed to issue a scientific refereed journal, and the university announced the awarding of an honorary doctorate in drama to His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council, Ruler of Sharjah, and Supreme President of the Arab Theater Authority.
Prof Awad Saad expressed his complete readiness to communicate and provide everything that could serve the community through theater and the arts, in solidarity with the authority.