In the presence of His Excellency Zaki Anwar Nseibeh, the Cultural Advisor to His Highness the President of the State and the Supreme President of the United Arab Emirates University, and a number of representatives from the Ministry of Education and Higher Education in the United Arab Emirates, as well as delegations from various government and private entities in the higher education sector, including a delegation from the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan led by Dr. Mamoun Mohammad Dabaei, the Secretary-General of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, a delegation from Qatar led by Her Excellency Hanan Al-Saadi, Advisor to the Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, and a delegation from Kuwait represented by Kouthar Ali Khushkar, the Director of the Student Affairs Office at the General Secretariat of the Council of Private Universities, and Asmaa Bin Eid Al-Mutairi, the Director of Accreditation and Equivalency of Certificates at the General Secretariat of the Council of Private Universities, along with the presence of several ambassadors and their delegations from the following countries: the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Qatar, the Kingdom of Bahrain, the Sultanate of Oman, the State of Kuwait, Malaysia, Azerbaijan, Switzerland, Cuba, Pakistan, Sierra Leone, and the Republic of Tunisia.
The Gulf Education and Training Exhibition, in its second edition, will take place from October 24 to 25 at the Heritage Hotel in Abu Dhabi. The event is organized by “Midpoint,” a company specializing in event organization and management. The exhibition serves as an exemplary platform for students, especially in secondary education, to explore suitable university and academic program options. They can interact with representatives from local and international universities to discuss their academic interests, aspirations, and have their questions answered, empowering them to choose an educational path that will lead to a successful professional life. Among the participants, the United Arab Emirates University is the official sponsor of the exhibition, and Rabdan Academy and Abu Dhabi University are the gold sponsors. The organizers express their deep gratitude to Abu Dhabi Convention and Exhibition Bureau for their support in making this event possible and for their active role in developing and hosting the event in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. The exhibition features workshops held in two sessions from 9 AM to 3 PM.
Sheikha Noora Al Khalifa, Chairperson of Midpoint, expressed her sincere thanks and appreciation to His Excellency Dr. Ahmed Balhoul Al Falasi, the Minister of Education and Higher Education, for the ministry’s support of the exhibition’s second edition. This support enhances the dedicated efforts of the United Arab Emirates and the Gulf Cooperation Council countries in providing conducive environments for educational development, embracing modern scientific trends, and adopting the best practices that promote regional leadership and competitiveness. This will ensure a better future for our students and help achieve the aspirations of our people for sustainable development, progress, and prosperity. She also praised the Emirates Foundation for School Education and the Department of Education and Knowledge for their support and assistance in providing academic guidance to students and encouraging them to participate in the exhibition to explore their future prospects and academic directions.
Sheikha Noora extends her heartfelt thanks and appreciation to all the distinguished guests, including His Excellency Zaki Nseibeh and delegations from outside the UAE, for their support in making the exhibition a success.
She emphasized that organizing this global-level exhibition comes after the resounding success of the first edition of the Education and Training Exhibition in October 2022, which played a significant role in meeting the aspirations of the youth, opening up opportunities for study and training, and facilitating the utilization of the experiences of prestigious educational institutions worldwide to introduce their modern specializations. The exhibition invited young people to join these programs to ensure a bright professional future for them.