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British Ambassador Peter Millett visits Zarqa and Marka

Ambassador Millett visited Schneller School, Al-Raja’a School for Deaf Students, and Hashmiyyeh University.

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British Ambassador Peter Millett at one of the vocational centres of the Schneller school
British Ambassador Peter Millett at one of the vocational centres of the Schneller school

The British Ambassador to Jordan Peter Millett visited Marka and Zarqa on Tuesday 1 October. He started his visit at the Schneller school, where he enjoyed a tour with the general manager of the school Mr. Ghazi Musharbash. He commended the school’s effort to meet the needs of the labour market by offering vocational programmes.

British Ambassador Peter Millett and President of the Hashemite University Prof. Kamal Bani-Hani
British Ambassador Peter Millett and President of the Hashemite University Prof. Kamal Bani-Hani

The Ambassador also visited Al-Raja’a School for Deaf Students in Rusiefeh to attend a training workshop aimed at developing young people’s debating skills and the importance respecting other people’s opinions. The workshop was conducted by the Princess Basma Youth Resource Centre which receives support from the UK through the Arab Partnership Programme.

Interview with the British Ambassador Peter Millett  on Radio Farah al Nas regarding the Arab Partnership funded project with Princess Basma Youth resource Centre
Interview with the British Ambassador Peter Millett on Radio Farah al Nas regarding the Arab Partnership funded project with Princess Basma Youth resource Centre

Lastly, the Ambassador visited the Hashmiyyeh University in Zarqa where he met the President and senior staff of the university and discussed their links with British educational institutions. He also had a wide-ranging discussion about the UK’s approach to the region with a large group of students.

Published 3 October 2013