(MENAFN - Arab News) Nearly 250 graduates of various colleges and disciplines of the university of business and technology (ubt) received their degrees from jeddah gov. prince misha'al bin majed on thursday at hilton hotel and are ready to join saudi market.
besides prince misha'al the ceremony was attended by dr. abdullah dahlan chairman of the board of trustees of the university prof. dr. hussein alwi and members of the board of directors of the university a number of dignitaries parents and alumni.
prince misha'al put stress on building brains and said that he was very pleased to see the young energetic generation going to start their new life with their experience and knowledge to benefit the country.
he presented degrees to the graduates and also honored dr. ayman zaban and dr. anas al-ghamdi with dr. abdullah dahlan award for the best scientific research.
dahlan thanked the attendees and said that the ubt is a turning point in the march of higher education. he said that the graduation ceremony included the eighth batch of graduates of the college of business administration (cba) third batch of the faculty of engineering and the fourth and fifth batches of mba students.
he said that the involvement of private sector in the development of the country through education is important and there is urgent need for investment in the development of the building of minds upgrading the quality of performance and efficiency of young people for the labor market in line with the requirements of this market for the elimination of unemployment.
'in this regard the ubt is playing a vital role in supporting labor market" he said.
alwi said that the presence of prince misha'al enhanced the joy of the students which is a remarkable support from him.
he said that the center for research and consultancy has started its activity to encourage scientific research among faculty members as well support the mission of the university of providing best community service.
he added that the university with the final approval from the ministry of higher education for the degree of bachelor of business administration in insurance will start the class from the next academic year.