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Sharjah Ruler receives American Ambassador at AUS
His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member, Ruler of Sharjah and President of American University of Sharjah (AUS) received at his office on campus today February 28, His Excellency Michael Corbin, Ambassador of the United States of America to the UAE.
His Highness briefed Ambassador Corbin on the university's history and its academic programs as well as on the on-campus facilities, and its current and future plans. He also briefed him on new developments planned and underway.
Ambassador Corbin thanked the Sharjah Ruler for his hospitality and praised the reputation that AUS has achieved across the region. He said that as an example of American educational system in a rapidly changing Arab world, AUS had no equal. He also expressed gratitude to the entire university team for a "truly inspirational first visit to AUS."
The meeting was also attended by Dr. Peter Heath, Chancellor of AUS, as well as other senior officials of the university and the US embassy.