CAIRO - HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, Chairman of Arab States Research and Education Networks (ASREN), founder and Chairman of TAG.GLOBAL, has attended as a Guest of Honor the 44th General Meeting of the Federation of Arab scientific Research Council (FASRC) which was held at the League of Arab States in Cairo.
The meeting was opened by HE Dr. Ahmed Rasheed Khattabi, Assistant Secretary General at the League of the Arab States representing HE Mr. Ahmed Aboul Gheit, the Arab League Secretary General, along with Prof. Mohamed Ayman Ashour, Minister of Higher Education in Egypt, Prof. Mohamed Hassan Dahab, Minister of Higher Education in Sudan, Prof. Amr Ezzat Salamah, Secretary General of the Association of Arab Universities, Prof. Abdelmajid Benamara, Secretary General of the Federation of Arab scientific Research Councils; in addition to large representation from all Arab countries.
Dr. Abdel Majeed Benamara, Secretary General of the Federation of Arab Scientific Research Councils, said that the participation of all Arab countries in this meeting indicates that this year is different in terms of attendance, level of representation and positive discussions. The meeting has approved and supported Arab partnership priority projects for the Arab countries, such as water, new energy, green innovation, artificial intelligence, the establishment of an Arab virtual incubator for emerging technology companies, and the adoption of scientific excellence awards for individuals, institutions, innovators, and entrepreneurs.
HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh discussed the role of research and education networks and their importance in developing scientific research by providing advanced infrastructure and distinguished services to researchers. This is what the Arab States for Research and Education Networks is doing in cooperation with the European Union and under the auspices of the League of the Arab States.
HE also said: “It is necessary to support research for innovation and should include the private sector in financing and marketing the results of scientific research and converting them into products”.
At the end of the opening session, HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh was honored by being presented with a special shield in appreciation of his efforts in the Arab region and his support for research and education.