Capital Hosts 2016 Education and Training Expo

Three-day event will provide up to 250 scholarships by training institutes as well as diverse job opportunities for youths

The second education and training exhibition kicked off in the Damascus-based Dama Rose Hotel on Sunday with the participation of 44 academic and scientific institutions and bodies.

The three-day event is organized in cooperation with the Ministry of Higher Education and will provide up to 250 scholarships by training institutes, as well as diverse job opportunities for youths and workshops to introduce secondary school students to university life.

Anas Zabian, the head of the organizing Masarat Company, pointed to the wide participation of public and private universities and education institutes in the event, which will constitute a platform for Syrian university students’ inventions and scientific centers’ latest research.

Nawar Ibrahim, from key sponsor Syriatel, said that the company’s participation aims at supporting youth and help them decide the specialization they want to attend at university.

Among the educational institutions represented at the event are the National Union of Syrian Students, Damascus University, the Syrian Virtual University, the universities of Hama, Tartous and Aleppo, the National Commission for Biotechnology, the Measurement and Evaluation Center, the Higher Institute of Business Administration, and the National Institute of General Management.

This article was edited by The Syrian Observer. Responsibility for the information and views set out in this article lies entirely with the author.

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