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Sharjah Ruler welcomes Jimmy Carter to AUS
His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qassimi, Supreme Council Member, Ruler of Sharjah and President of American University of Sharjah (AUS), met with former US president Jimmy Carter at his office in the AUS Main Building today, March 23.
During the meeting they exchanged views on means to develop and enhance the educational process, as well as plans and strategies related to the academic system and scientific research. The Sharjah Ruler briefed President Carter on the vision behind AUS and University City, the programs offered as well as the future plans of the university.
Following the meeting, His Highness accompanied President Carter on a tour of the university, which included the AUS Main Building and Library. President Carter expressed his admiration for the academic level that AUS has achieved due to the support and guidance of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qassimi.
"I have never seen such a beautiful university as this," said President Carter, praising the university's architecture and design.
The meeting was also attended by Mohammed Obaid Al Zaabi, Head of the Hospitality and Protocol Department; Salem Al Qaseer, Head of the Academic Office of Sharjah; and Dr. Björn Kjerfve, AUS Chancellor; as well as other senior university officials.