Cairo – Egypt’s President Abdul Fattah Al-Sisi presided over the inauguration of King Salman International University (KSU) on Saturday which is built in the resort city of Sharm El-Sheikh, Al Awsaat reported.
According to the report, the Governor of the Tabuk region Prince Fahd bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud along with several minister and senior officials was present in the ceremony.
Sisi and Prince Fahd had a tour of the university, where they were briefed about the university’s construction process.
KSU is one of the major projects funded by Saudi Arabia’s King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, with an aim to develop the Sinai Peninsula.
The university has top-class 15 faculties distributed among its three branches in El-Tor, Ras Sedr, and Sharm El-Sheikh. And it can accommodate over all 30,000 students.
Vision of KSU
University’s website boasts about its vision as, “To be a smart, pioneering university in teaching, learning, scientific research and community service locally, regionally and globally. The University will achieve quality, excellence and promotion and will be a catalyst for sustainable economic and social development”.
Mission of KSU
The University provides outstanding professional and academic programs to prepare qualified human resources who meet the needs of the local, regional and international labor market.
The University encourages innovation and creativity and carries out applied scientific research through effective partnership with outstanding international universities and labor market institutions to provide local and international training and employment opportunities for its graduates.
The University spreads knowledge to meet the needs of the society and sustainable development plans and links the same with industry in a flexible framework that allows continuous improvement and preserves societal values and ethics while keeping pace with scientific and technological development.