Monday 08 January 2018
AUST Meets with the Commander of the Lebanese Armed Forces, General Joseph Aoun

President Hiam Sakr, VP Riad Sakr, Provost Nabil Haidar, Chairperson of the Department of Mathematics Hiba Othman and Press and Media Director Majida Dagher met with the Lebanese Armed Forces Commander General Joseph Aoun.

During the meeting, AUST’s delegation congratulated Commander Aoun and wished him prosperity and success during his term. The commander in return thanked AUST for all the support that the university is giving to the army. The two parties discussed the steps necessary to promote education and develop the character of officers and soldiers. Another subject that was discussed was the responsibility of a university to provide a sound, interactive, quality education by promoting rigor and creative academic performance in a safe and orderly environment.

The visit concluded with a meeting with the Director of Intelligence, Brigadier General Antoine Mansour who commanded AUST, explored with the delegation further opportunities for joint research cooperation between AUST and the Lebanese Army and wished the university all the success in the years to come.

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