Sultan Qaboos University signed a letter of understanding with the Capital Market Authority related exchange of scientific and practical experiences in the field of quality, academic accreditation and scientific research in the College of Economics and Political Science at SQU and the Authority. The letter of agreement was signed today by HE Dr. Ali Bin Saud Al Bimani, Vice Chancellor of Sultan Qaboos University HE Sheikh Abdullah Salem Al Salmi, Executive President of the Capital Market Authority.
The signing of the letter of understanding stems from the keenness to raise the level of the educational process, identify and keep abreast of the global developments in the fields identified. Both organizations will expedite exchange expertise and experiences in the fields of quality, accreditation of academic programs plans, teaching and research.
Through the letter of understanding, the two parties seek to establish bilateral relationship to develop exchange latest knowledge, creative expression, innovation and promotion of teaching and learning in the fields identified. The two parties would organize joint conferences, cooperate and work together towards the development of higher education through the development of undergraduate and graduate programs.
For his part, HE Dr. Ali Al-Bimani said that the LoU aims at linking the university with the rest of the governmental and private institutions. The main objective is to exchange experiences between the two sides. He added that such agreements help to send students for field training in various institutions. It is also possible that faculty members of the College of Economics and Political Science provide consultancy services to the Capital Market Authority.
HE Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salami said the Capital Market Authority is delighted to sign a letter of understanding with SQU which aims at enhancing cooperation in research related to economic aspects, hence contributing to the convergence of academic programs and labor market requirements. He hoped that the cooperation would help both parties to join hands in conducting research and keep abreast of the latest developments in these areas.