Budapest, SANA A delegation of Damascus University, headed by Rector Mohammad Hassan al-Kurdi discussed on Saturday with officials from the Ministry of Human Capacities means of developing bilateral educational and academic relations and increasing scholarships.
Al-Kurdi highly appreciated Hungary’s step to offer scholarships to the Syrian students in a way that helps Syrian in the coming stage of reconstruction.
In a relevant context, the delegation discussed with representatives of Pazmany Catholic University means of enhancing relations between the two universities in a way that participates in developing scientific and cultural cooperation.
Rector of Damascus University pointed out that the Hungarian University has offered 50 scholarships for the Syrian students for 5 years.
Later, the delegation discussed with representatives of Budapest Technology and
Economics University means of developing cultural relations and granting scholarships in various medical, engineering, technical and services’ fields to help Syria in the current stage.
Members of the delegation also met a group from For Syria in Hungary Forum and representatives of the Syrian community and senior Hungarian officials, briefing them on the latest developments in the scientific and cultural relations between the two countries.
Head of the forum Joule Bishara said that the visit is an important step in the field of
restoring the scientific and cultural relations between the two countries.
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