Higher Education Minister chairs Private Universities Council meeting

– Minister of Oil and Minister of Higher Education Dr Mohammad Al-Faris chaired a meeting of the Private Universities Council on Sunday.

The council plays a big role in boosting sustainable development in the country, as well as supporting creative youth, Al-Faris said in a press statement.

He underlined the need to provide proper education so that students can fit into national and international standards, including the job markets needs in accordance with the Kuwait 2035 vision, to turn the country into a financial and commercial center.

On his part, the council’s Secretary General Omar Al-Kandari said that the council presented the internal scholarships plan for 2021/2022.

He noted that they also discussed Kuwait College of Science and Technology’s request to approve expansion permit and add new programs. The council also presented a memorandum on starting the new academic year in the faculty, Al-Kandari added.

Source: Kuwait News Agency