Balqa University, Netherlands institutions discuss joint projects

(Photo: Petra)
AMMAN — Balqa Applied University (BAU) President Ahmed Ajlouni and consultants at the Netherland-based World Water Academy (WWA) on Monday discussed implementation of joint projects between the BAU, WWA and the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), according to Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

The two sides discussed the WATRA project, which is housed in BAU's deanship of scientific research, to build an innovative business model that draws the future of the International Research Center for Water, Environment and Energy at the BAU and enhances its role of benefiting researchers locally and globally.

Consultants presented a brief on WWA's activities around the world and its part in achieving sustainable development through specialized technical training programs that target human and technical resources in the water sector.

They pointed out their role in conveying Dutch expertise in designing curricula and building business incubators, as well as the long-term effect of the WATRA project.

Ajlouni stressed the deep-rooted relations with the WWA and TU Delft, commending the project's role toward development and sustainability. He also thanked the Dutch embassy in Amman for its support.

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