Prof. Eisa Bashier Mohamed, vice chancellor of Sudan University of Science and Technology (SUST), received HE the Ambassador of India in Khartoum, accompanied by Mr. Mohamad Al-Tijani, liaison officer at the embassy.
The meeting was attended by Prof. Awadalla Tayfor Ali Ismail, Principal of the university, Prof. Caroline Edward Ayad, Secretary of Scientific Affairs, Dr. Abdelsalam Kamil Abdelsalam, Dean of Students Affairs, Prof. Mustafa Najm Al-Bishari, Advisor to the University Vice Chancellor for Financial Affairs, Dr. Huda Osman, Director of Public Relations and Media, and Dr. Randa Ibrahim Mohamed Ahmed representative of External Relations Office.
The Vice Chancellor welcomed the visiting delegation, reviewing the depth of the eternal and historical relations between Sudan and India in various fields, especially the cultural field, praising the State of India for its continuous development and progress in all fields, especially the field of investment and economic systems. He explained that the stability that India is witnessing helped a lot in India prosperity and distinction. He said, "Sudan University is unique in the greatness of its resources and the quality of its academic programs".
His Excellency, the Vice Chancellor, reflected the university's desire to enter into smart partnerships with institutions related to India, especially those related to emerging and modern technology. Prof. Bashier also expressed his gratitude to His Excellency the Indian Ambassador for providing an estimated number of free scholarships for training in short scientific courses for the university.
The attendees from the university's side also stressed the importance of communication and developing ways of cooperation between the two sides, by providing opportunities to train the university staff members in the future, and to study in master's and doctoral programs in electronic scientific fields.
HE, the Indian Ambassador in Khartoum appreciated the social and scientific roles of the Sudan University. He also expressed the depth of his happiness and pleasure in the visit. "The State of India provides spaces for training to transfer its expertise to Sudan and African countries within the framework of the grants it provides for training in short courses with the aim of strengthening relations and constructive communication", he commented.
HE, also stressed the necessity and importance of moving forward with more cooperation between the two countries in the field of promoting and raising capacities academically and culturally.
The two parties agreed on the necessity of documenting aspects of joint cooperation in the fields of applied arts in general, music and drama, and training the employees of the two colleges.
His Excellency, the Ambassador, also agreed to provide an introductory presentation to all university students about the state of India after the holy month of Ramadan.
At the beginning of the meeting, a brief presentation was made by the representative of External Relations, introducing the university's faculties and programs and the ten campuses in Khartoum state.