The Japanese External Trade Organization Admires Alfaisal Academic Institution


Riyadh- 25/12/2012 Delegation from Jetro (Japanese External Trade Organization) was received by Afaisal University leadership as part of the exchanging international educational and cultural programs. The visit aims to identify educational cooperation opportunities between both partners and to meet Alfaisal faculty and students.

The visit covered a tour around Alfaisal campus, classrooms, an overview about Alfaisal future and finally a power point presentation that discuss student activities. The delegation was received by Dr. Faisal Al Mubarak Vice President and Chief Academic Officer (Provost) and HRH Dr. Maha Bent Meshari, Executive Director for External Affairs, the Japanese delegation consisted of Ms. Mariko Bando ( President – Showa women’s University), Ms. Shihoko Urushi ( principle- Shinagawa Joshi Gakuin) & Mr. Yasuyuki Murahahi, Director General Jetro).

“JETRO visit within the educational delegation has an important impact on the cooperation and partnership between the two organizations, we admire Alfaisal educational facilities, and we hope this will be a spark between Alfaisal & Jetro which extends the great relationship between Japan & Saudi Arabia” said the General Director of Jetro Mr. Yasuyuki Murahashi. On the same subject Mr. Adel Al Rajab Sr. Manager- Acting Director, Marketing and Public Relations said “The University works hard towards exchanging international education programs and experiences to achieve development in society”.

Alfaisal University was established by King Faisal Foundation in 2008, the university has four undergraduate programs Medicine, Engineering, Science and Business, and one post graduate which is Masters in Business Administration. The university is located in Riyadh, and midyear admission door is open for next semester.