H.E. Prof. Moncef Bin Salem, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research of Tunisia, received the Managing Director of ASREN and the General Manager of Al Khawarizmi Computing Center, the Tunisian R&E Network. They discussed the importance of ASREN as an opportunity for developing collaboration in research and education in the Arab World. The Minister also encouraged for more collaboration between the Arab R&E organizations and to build on the experience gained in the Arab Coutries in the last decade. H.E. also instructed that CCK should join ASREN as a shareholder.