Italian Language International Week starts at UJ

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AMMAN — The Italian Language International Week, organized by the Faculty of Foreign Languages at the University of Jordan (UJ), has kicked off this week, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.اضافة اعلان

Attending the event were Ambassador of Italy to Jordan Luciano Pezzotti, and Deputy Head of Mission, and Head of Cooperation at the Embassy of Switzerland in Jordan Caroline Tissot.

UJ President Nathir Obeidat praised the academic and cultural cooperation with the Italian Embassy, and its continuous support to the Italian language program, pointing to the importance of this event and its role in enriching students' culture and knowledge.

The Italian ambassador commended UJ for hosting the first day of this cultural event on Tuesday.

"Language is a mean of communication and rapprochement with others," Pezzotti said.

He expressed appreciation for the students who chose to learn Italian, which shows their openness to and appreciation for the Italian culture.

Tissot lauded the university students' eagerness to learn Italian, which is one of Switzerland’s official national languages.

Dean of the UJ Faculty of Foreign Languages Nahed Omaish said that nearly 300 students enrolled in the Italian language department, studying Italian language and literature.

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