Queen Rania and Prince Talal Inaugurate AOU New Building
Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah and HRH Prince Talal Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud inaugurated the new building of the Arab Open University (AOU) on Wednesday in Tareq area in Amman.
Queen Rania, co-chair of AOU’s board of trustees, along with Prince Talal, unveiled the plaque next to the new building which has been equipped with the latest technologies. During the ceremony, a short video about the University was shown and the AOUs anthem was performed by the famous Jordanian singer Omar Abdallat.
Also present at the ceremony were Prince Raad bin Zeid, Jordan’s Prime Minister Samir Rifai, Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, Prince Turki bin Talal and Prince Abdul Rahman bin Talal.
The Arab Open University (AOU) was a personal initiative by HRH Prince Talal Bin Abdulaziz, the President of the Arab Gulf Programme for United Nations Development Organizations (AGFUND). The Jordanian Branch started in September 2002 and since then 3,100 students have graduated in different fields. The AOU offers degree programs in English Language and Literature, Computer Science, Business Administration and Educational Studies.Filed under Jordan, Saudi Arabia
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