The University of Jordan (UJ) and the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Amman on Tuesday marked the Korean Government’s donation of 125 smart board systems in a ceremony patronised by UJ President Prof. Nathir Obeidat and Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Jordan, Lee Jae-wan.
This contribution comes within the framework of supporting UJ’s efforts and endeavour to improve its infrastructure and cater smart classrooms that are equipped with up-to-date technological tools aimed at contributing to the development of the teaching and learning processes, particularly in light of UJ’s expansion of blended learning in its educational programs.
During the ceremony, Obeidat uttered gratitude to the Korean Government for this contribution, highlighting the well-established relations that tie the University with the Korean Embassy, and KOICA. He also admired the continuous support provided by the Korean side to the University at various levels.
For his part, Ambassador Lee Jae-wan said “Marking the 60th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Korea and Jordan this year, I am pleased that we have made another cooperation with the University of Jordan, a long-time partner. I earnestly hope this contribution will be helpful for enhancing the effectiveness and efficiency of the education process for all students.”
Korean Counselor, Kim Ji Young; KOICA Country Director, Seo Dong Sung; and KOICA Program Coordinator Suha Mahmoud attended the ceremony.
The ceremony was also attended by UJ Vice President for Scientific Schools, Prof. Inaam Khalaf; Vice President for Administrative and Financial Affairs, Prof. Salameh Naimat; Advisor to the President for Institutional Performance and Strategic Planning, Prof. Rami Ali; Director of the Information Technology Centre, Prof. Saleh Al-Sharia; and Director of the International Affairs Unit Prof. Hadeel Yaseen.