Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

College of Community Signs a Cooperation Agreement with Wafaa Office for the Care of the Children of the Martyrs




His Excellency the President of Umm Al-Qura University, Prof. Abdullah bin Omar Bafail, with the General Director of Education in Makkah, Muhammad bin Mahdi Al-Harithi, today witnessed, in his office at Al-Abdiyyah Campus, the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the College of Community and Wafaa Office for the care of the children of the martyrs in the line of duty in Makkah. The College of Community was represented by the Dean of the College of Community, Dr. Essam Bazar`ah, while Wafaa office was represented by its assistant director, Mr. Adil Al-Ghamdi. The signing took place in the presence of the vice deans of the college and the representatives of Wafaa Office. The agreement aims to contribute to the development of the children of the martyrs in the line of duty and their academic growth, and to qualify those in charge of their care to have a high level of skills and knowledge.

Following the signing ceremony, His Excellency the UQU President appreciated this cooperation between the Community College and Wafaa Office, saying that this agreement comes within the framework of cooperation between the university sectors and their colleges and other different parties and sectors. He confirmed that the agreement will contribute to embracing the children of the martyrs, proceeding from the university's role and mission in serving the community. He also praised the continuous support that the wise leadership (may Allah help them) gives to the university's programs and activities which contribute to achieving the Saudi Kingdom's Vision 2030.

On his part, the Dean of the College of Community, Dr. Essam Bazar`ah, expressed his thanks and great appreciation to His Excellency Prof. Abdullah Bafail for the direct support he provides for such initiatives and agreements between the different university sectors and other parties. He indicated that this agreement aims to contribute effectively to human development, boost students values and skills, provide a scientific environment conducive to scientific eminence and excellence in skills, provide courses, lectures and workshops, involve students in scientific and research activities and events, prepare them to be active in life, qualify them for self-employed and employed work, and to provide necessary training, knowledge and skills for the teachers and employees dealing with them to undertake their work in the fullest manner possible.

In turn, the General Director of Education in Makkah, Muhammad Al-Harithi, appreciated the efforts exerted by the government of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz, and the Crown Prince in the service and care of the children of the martyrs in the line of duty, out of the belief in the great role fulfilled by their fathers for this benevolent nation. He added that Wafaa office embraces about 52 male and female students from the children of the martyrs in the line of duty, in various educational stages in Makkah. He highlighted the care of His Excellency the UQU President, Prof. Abdullah bin Omar Bafail, and his eagerness to put such agreements into practice.

At the conclusion of the ceremony, His Excellency the UQU President honored the children of the martyrs in the line of duty, in the different educational stages.

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