President of the Syrian Opposition Coalition (SOC), Nasr Al-Hariri, met with representatives of the Association of Professors of Free Syrian Universities at the SOC’s office in Azaz, rural Aleppo.
The meeting brought together Coordinator of the SOC’s Office of Syndicates and Unions, Abdul Majeed Barakat, Coordinator of the SOC’s Office in rural Aleppo Ahmed Al-Shahadi, and SOC’s member Najib Rahmoun.
Al-Hariri stressed the importance of cooperation between the Association and the SOC, especially with regard to development and execution of plans.
Participants also discussed the possibility of establishing a center for strategic studies in the liberated areas as they stressed the importance of reaching out to organizations and donors in order to secure support for universities and the education process in the freed territories.
They also stressed the need to support universities at the political and cultural levels as well as to pay more attention to certain colleges, such as the College of Political Science and the College of Media, and to secure wider international recognition of certificates issued by universities in the liberated areas. (Source: SOC’s Media Department)