Central – The Sultanate of Oman presents an educational technology mission from Lebanon

central – The Middle East and North Africa Alliance for Educational Technology indicated that “in the context of its ongoing effort to implement the 20 × 20 Plan, which deals with networks and partnerships with educational technology institutions and innovation in the Arab countries, launched by the founder. of the MENA EDTECH ALLIANCE, Rabie Baalbaki and members of the Board of Trustees and Administrative Body, with the aim of expanding the presence of educational, technological and innovative institutions in the Arab world and networking with official, private and community bodies , which is also in line with the Oman 2040 vision, as well as the directives of the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Alliance, Talal Abu Ghazaleh, participated in a special pavilion in the Education Exhibition And Higher Education Lebanon education, Ghedex, led by Baalbaki and in partnership with the Omani Association for Educational Technologies represented by Faisal Al Balushi, held in the capital, Muscat, the city of OCEC exhibitions and conferences, as part of a new mission to the distribute services and solutions of the participating Lebanese educational institutions attending. iET Ziad Munther and Tecomsa Mohamad Dr Khalifa, the National Commission for Science and Research, the Association of Lebanese Creators, the Transformation and Digital Management Network, the Professional Informatics Association, represented by its board members, the University of Jinan, Rabih Kharouq, and the Makassed Association, Ahmed Shabaro, Hanadi Al-Shafei, Raya Group, Qoasis, Sherif Raya and Sharek. Virtually, via virtual tour technology, Arabic letter technology Rania Bakkar, Nemati-Nostram, Doris Nehme, and Smart Global Groups, Saleh Rafee.

The coalition said in a statement that “the program included several key activities spread over eight days, the most prominent of which were: a lecture on the application of the principle of the right to education on innovation for all, attended by senior doctors and heads of innovation centers and directorates in Omani universities, and the visit of the Ambassador of Lebanon, Albert Samaha, to the embassy building in Muscat after his tour.In the exhibition and his special interest in the Lebanese delegation as the meeting was attended by Consul Danny Barbari, and the purpose of the visit was to thank him for his presence and support and for listening to his instructions and advice.

His Eminence: Ambassador Samaha expressed his joy at “providing support to the Lebanese delegation and facilitating logistical and legal matters through the attachés involved in supporting Lebanese education, attracting educational tourism to Lebanon, networking and partnering with investors in the Sultanate” to the knowledge-based economy for the Lebanese expansion, as well as to support any investment project initiatives related to digital transformation and solutions of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and the facilitation of community affairs to achieve it. He said that “Lebanon’s capital the pioneering human brain, which is very welcome in the Sultanate. ”

Baalbaki: In turn, the head of the delegation, Rabih Baalbaki, spoke about “ways to strengthen the community partnership with the private and public sector PPCP, which enjoys strong distribution, transparency, credibility and high efficiency,” noting that “recovery in Lebanon the Innovation, Technology and Education Portal.The Alliance and the Informatics Union, in collaboration with the Ambassador, plan to hold a Lebanese knowledge-based economic festival in the Sultanate this year.

The coalition pointed out that “members of the delegation visited the Innovation Center at the Ministry of Education and met Maya Azaria, and coordination was made to hold a full-day workshop on the basis of which the needs and challenges of education for innovation are for all identified and networked with the appropriate Lebanese institutions contributing to the development of solutions and sharing of experiences.

The delegation also visited the Innovation Center at the Omani Ministry of Education and Higher Education and Innovation and toured the innovation building and listened to the explanations of the existing innovative entrepreneurial companies, especially Essam and Walid of the 3D printing farm project. Baalbaki provided advice on the development of innovation and technology issues, and spoke with the director of the center, Muhammad Al-Rawahi, his assistants Khaled Al-Hinai, and the director of the workshop, Hilal Shibli, beginners and entrepreneurs, the contract institution represented by discussed Kinana Al-Hinai, and discussed ways of cooperating with Lebanese educational institutions. The delegation also met with the head of the Knowledge Network Academy for Disaster Management and Oil and Filling Station Management, Thian Kombrink, where it was agreed to launch a system for building and managing content through solutions developed by Tecomsa company provided. Lebanese investors and pave the way for investment.

Al-Half continued, “In the context of special, forward-looking consultations, the delegation met with the Adviser to the Minister of Education for Information Technology, Suleiman bin Saif Al-Kindi, as well as with Dr. Khaled Al-Tahi.

The delegation paid a special visit to the Center for Innovation and Technology Transfer at Sultan Qaboos University and met with the Center’s Director Adel Al-Busaidi and the Director of the Research and Development Center Abdel Nasser Yahya Hussein, where they ‘ booked a road map. and ways of cooperating with the relevant Lebanese institutions In a related context, ongoing meetings with pioneers and innovators in the world of technology Education Ahmed Melhem and Professor Badr Al-Shukaili.

The delegation signed a “cooperation protocol” with the “Al Bayan Institute”, represented by Salem bin Khalfan Al Khaifi, in the presence of the Institute’s director, Naji Sabiq, and the Omani media figure, Hilal Al Hilali. digital.

The delegation said that “the management of the Lebanese mission to the Sultanate, following the Eid al-Fitr holiday, will follow up on the signing and implementation of agreements, will meet with ministers and deputy secretaries of the ministries involved in the implementation of the Omani Vision 2040, and participate in the Science Festival in October 2022 to support entrepreneurship, beginners and promising youth innovations. ”

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