Adhering to the principle of strengthening the strategic partnership and enhancing cooperation between academic institutions and the industry, the University of Technology and Applied Sciences-Salalah has signed a cooperation agreement with Oman Electricity Transmission Company (OETC) on December 5th, 2022.
The agreement was underwritten by the Dean of the University of Technology and Applied Sciences, Dr Mohammed Rashid Al Mamari and Oman Electricity Transmission Company (OETC) was represented by Mr. Salim Ahmed Al Zubaidi, Senior Manager Transmission (Dhofar). The agreement signed by UTAS-Salalah with OETC focuses on mutual collaboration on the areas of research and innovation, student on-the-job trainings, mutual sharing of human and physical resources, and sharing of innovative ideas that would mutually benefit both organizations.
Commenting on the agreements, Dr Mohammed Al Mamari elaborated that this type of partnership between the private sector and higher education institutions is of utmost importance as it creates opportunities for integration between the two sectors, and contributes to raising the level of readiness of our graduates from the education sector. The Dean added that UTAS-Salalah shall maintain its dedication to the process of qualifying its students and providing them with scientific and practical skills that are in line with the needs of the labor market.