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Higher Education Ministry signs agreement to develop vocational colleges

The agreement comes within the context of the National Innovation System, Oman Vision 2040 and the National Research and Development Strategy.

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Wednesday, October 13, 2021

MUSCAT: The Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation and OQ signed an agreement today for funding the development of vocational colleges to enable students of colleges and schools, as well as members of civil society to use the labs as modeling centres.

The agreement comes within the context of the National Innovation System, Oman Vision 2040 and the National Research and Development Strategy.

As per the agreement, OQ will allocate a sum of OMR 200,000 for equipping and developing a number of laboratories in vocational colleges affiliated to the Ministry, by introducing the latest apparatus.

 The agreement was signed by Dr. Rahma Ibrahim Al Mahrooqi, Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, and Ashraf Hamad Al Maamari, CEO of Human Resources and Technology at OQ.

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