CUE Delegation Visits the American University of Beirut

On February 15th, 2022, and as part of the ongoing effort to reach out to the American style of education, a delegation from the Catholic University in Erbil (CUE) visited the American University of Beirut (AUB) for the purpose of initiating a collaboration.

 The delegation was headed by H.G. Archbishop Bashar Warda the Chancellor and Head of Board of Trustees of CUE, accompanied by Rev. Fr. Dankha Joola, the Executive Vice-Chancellor for Administration; Members of BoT Prof. Nazar Shabella, Dr. Merwan Khorani, Dr. Sherzad Hkim, Rawand Shamown.

The CUE delegation met with the president of the American University of Beirut, Dr. Fadlo R. Khuri, Along with, Dr. Raymond Sawaya, Vice President for Medical Affairs.

Several potential areas for collaboration were discussed, including curriculum development and opening a medical school at the Catholic University in Erbil.

In the end, H.G. Archbishop Bashar Warda thanked Dr. Fadlo R. Khuri for his earnest welcome and interest in initiating such an association. On the other hand, Dr. Fadlo R. Khuri extended generous thanks to the CUE delegation for visiting and aspiring to strengthen relations with the AUB.