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Education minister receives RCSI president

Education Minister Dr. Majid bin Ali Al-Nuaimi, Chairman of the Higher Education Council (HEC) received Professor Sameer Otoom, President of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) Medical University of Bahrain, where he handed him the letter of approval from the Ministry of Higher Education in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for including the Bachelor of Human Medicine programme within the list of recommended academic programmes.

The minister expressed his sincere congratulations to the university, praising its efforts to develop the level of its education services and stressing that HEC provides full support to higher education institutions to promote their performance at all levels.

Prof. Otoom expressed his pride in receiving the news from the ministry, which is a clear sign of the University's high standards and a reflection of the advancement of the field of higher education in Bahrain. Prof. Otoom acknowledged the fact that this achievement would not have been possible without the continuous support of the minister, Chairman of the Higher Education Council and the General Secretariat of the Council.

Source: Bahrain News Agency