IfM welcomes Arab League Ambassadors
Ambassadors from the League of Arab States paid a visit to the Institute for Manufacturing on Monday 6th July.
The group, representing 12 countries, were in Cambridge as part of a fact-finding tour to see how the University is working with its members.
The visit was organised by His Excellency Mr Khalid Duwaisan, Ambassador of the State of Kuwait, and Mr Stuart Laing, Master of Corpus Christi College.
While at Alan Reece building the delegation met with Prof Mike Gregory to hear about the institute's engagement model for collaboration with governments and industry.
Their Excellencies also got to see examples of studies for developing economies, tertiary education programmes for developing economies and approaches for business support.
Their visit to Cambridge also included a visit to the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, a meeting with the Vice-Chancellor, lunch at Corpus Christi and a chance to see rare Islamic texts at the University library.
8 July 2009