The Interior Ministry of Bahrain and the Bahrain Polytechnic College have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to reinforce cooperation between both sides.
The agreement, signed by the Assistant Undersecretary for Human Resources, Brigadier Adel Abdullah Ameen and the College Executive President Dr. Jeff Zabudsky, includes coordination and exchange of visits to view expertise, ideas, research projects and community initiatives.
The MoU would also promote the holding of joint activities such as conferences, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported.
The Assistant Undersecretary said that the MoU is part of the dedication of the Ministry to reinforce academic cooperation with prestigious scientific organizations.
Bahrain Polytechnic is an exciting new tertiary education institute committed to providing young Bahrainis with the education and skills needed to contribute to and benefit from the economic transformation of the Kingdom of Bahrain.
The Polytechnic will address the need for a skilled Bahraini labor force and will produce graduates who are work-ready.
The programs provided by the Polytechnic have been developed in consultation with business, industry, professions and international education and training institutions.
Bahrain Polytechnic has been established by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa by Royal Decree No. 65 for year 2008. It is a key initiative of the National Education Reform Project Board chaired by H.E. Sheikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa, the Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of the Education and Training Reform Committee.
Bahrain Polytechnic is a bold and visionary initiative contributing to the support of social and economic development in the Kingdom of Bahrain, in line with its 2030 economic vision.