The Arabian Gulf University (AGU) hosted its graduation ceremony (2022-2023) under the patronage of Education Minister, Higher Education Council (HEC) Board of Trustees’ Chairman Dr. Mohammed bin Mubarak Juma. Health Minister Dr. Jaleela bint Al Sayyed Jawad Hasan also attended the graduation of 296 students from the College of Postgraduate Studies, the College of High Medical Studies and the College of Medicine and Medical Sciences.

Addressing the ceremony, the minister paid tribute to His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa and His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, expressing Bahrain’s pride in hosting the university.He also hailed the Gulf leaders’ support to the university which symbolizes fraternal relations, stressing the importance of the importance of the milestone in support development efforts and the health sectors in the GCC member states. He also paid homage to late King Abdulla bin Abdulaziz Al Saud for his generous donation to build the AGU King Abdulla Medical Town, lauding HM the King’s donation of a land plot for the project.

Dr. Juma commended the ministry’s cooperation with the university in launching a study which will be implemented Government schools as part of the project “Evaluation of the Contribution of Urban Tree Planting to Carbon Sequestration and Storage in the Kingdom of Bahrain“. He also noted the agreement with the university to evaluating graduates of medical schools from Chinese universities and then proposing solutions and training programs necessary to address the situation of these graduates.

AGU Acting President Dr. Abdulrahman Yusuf Ismael also delivered a speech  on this occasion, congratulating the graduates and their families, wishing them a bright career.He commended Government’s support to the university, citing mainly the Ministry of Education, the Higher Education Council, the Supreme Council of Health, the Ministry of Health, the Government Hospitals, the Royal Medical Services, the Primary Healthcare Centres and the National Health Regulatory Authority (NHRA).The graduates expressed gratitude to the AGU President Dr. Khalid bin Abdulrahman Al Ohali, hailing his role in the university’s achievements ever since he took over in 2009. The minister then distributed certificates to the graduates.

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