The Arabian Gulf University (AGU) yesterday bid farewell to several members of the academic and administrative staff at the university after they completed their service period.
This came in a ceremony held at the university’s grand banquet hall under the patronage of AGU President Dr Khalid Abdulrahman Al Ohaly, who honoured the outgoing staff.
In a speech delivered on the occasion, Dr Al Ohaly noted to the remarkable achievements accomplished by the university throughout the years, thanks to the sincere efforts and dedication of the members of the academic and administrative staff in serving the university.
He also mentioned that AGU is singular when compared to other universities, as it is not only a national university, but an institutions that embraces the citizens of the entire GCC states, adding that the university, thanks to its innovative specialties, is an educational hub that is a role model for national universities in the region.
For his part, Measurement and Evaluation Specialist Professor Mahmoud Abdulsalam delivered a speech to the attendees on behalf of the staff, expressing his pride in serving AGU and being part of its success. He also noted to the developmental achievements of the university, which resulted in the introduction of innovative and unique specialties, in addition to obtaining the institutional accreditation and ranking high in local, regional and international ratings.
Dr Al Ohaly honoured the outgoing staff members, who included, in addition to Professor Abdulsalam, University Housing Maintenance Officer in the Maintenance Department Ms. Sameera Eid Mattar Jassim, Administrative Affairs Department Clerk Ms. Ashwaq Jassim Mohammed Buzaid, Administrative Coordinator at the French Arabian School (Fabs) in the university Ms. Samya Haseeb Abdulkhaleq and Clinical Projects Director at the Clinical Research Centre Ms. Zoya Gopska. The ceremony also witnessed presenting and welcoming 18 new joiners to the university.