New US-Libya Task Force on Higher Education

Ambassador Jones together with Minister of Higher Education, Dr. Mohamed Hassan Abubaker, signed the Terms of Reference for the U.S.-Libya Higher Education Task Force at the campus of the University of Tripoli on Thursday, September 19, 2013.

The Task Force, envisioned by the Secretary of State and the Libyan Prime Minister in March 2012, seeks to deepen collaboration on higher education between the two countries.

It will also seek to strengthen Libya's educational capacity, provide information about study abroad to Libyan students, and expand scholarship and exchange opportunities.

The Ambassador was warmly greeted by faculty and staff of the University, including the University's President, Dr. Al-Madni Dakhel.

(Source: Embassy of the United States)

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