Chinese embassy supports science education in Jordan

Updated 2017-11-19 11:02:12 Xinhua

The Chinese embassy in Amman on Saturday provided 36 computers to the World Islamic Sciences and Education University of Jordan as part of a cooperation agreement between the two sides.

During the ceremony to extend the donation, Chinese Ambassador in Amman Pan Weifang signed an agreement with the university's president on increased cooperation in cultural and scientific fields.

The ambassador, who stressed his country's support to Jordan, said the donation seeks to support the university and its students, adding that China was interested in having increased cooperation with the Kingdom in various areas such as culture, commerce and economy.

He also referred to Chinese investments in Jordan including a 1.5 billion U.S. dollars oil shale power plant as well as a Chinese shopping mall which will be opened soon in Amman.

The ambassador said that China was keen on increasing Chinese investments in Jordan in various areas.

The university officials voiced appreciation to China and its support to the university, which was created in 2008 and focuses on teaching Islamic studies and sciences.

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