المركز الإقليمي لتدريس علوم و تكنولوجيا الفضاء لغرب أسيا / الأمم المتحدة

Fourth meeting of the Governing Board of the Regional Center for Space Science and Technology Education for Western Asia / United Nations in Amman, Jordan, 9 – 11 October 2018

The most notable  decisions of the Council:

Elected L. G. Mahmoud Abdel Halim Freihat (Jordan)

Chairman of  Governing  Board

 

 Elected the  Vice-Chairpersons:

  1. Prof. Alaa El Din Hassan El Nahary (Egypt)
  2.  Dr. Saleh bin Saeed Al-Shethani (Oman)
  3.  Dr. Faisal Abdul Azim Al Abdali (Libya)
  4. Dr. Abdul Karim Abdul Ali (Iraq)
  5. Engineer Mohammed Ali Al Marri (Qatar)

Members :

  • Major-General Engineer Amine Banga (Sudan)
  • Dr. Mohamed Hassan Al-Jabarin (Palestine)
  • Dr. Mohammed Al-Osairi (Syria)
  • Dr. Ghaleb Faour (Lebanon)
  • Dr.Sha’e Zendany(Yemen)
  • Eng. Naserben Hammad (UAE)
  • Brigadier General Youssef Chahine Al Ateeq (Qatar).

Counselors:

  • The selection of Prof. Hamid Majul Al Nuaimi, Director of the University of Sharjah, Chairman of the Arab Union for Space and Astronomy, as Scientific Advisor to the Regional Center.
  • Eng. Nasser Bin Hamad (United Arab Emirates) as Advisor to the Regional Center for International Cooperation.

Appointment of the Regional Center: 

  • Dr. Eng. Awni Mohammed Al-Khasawneh (Jordan) as Director General of the Regional Center.
  • Eng. Ibrahim Awad Al-Badawi (Jordan) as Deputy Director General of the Regional Center.
  • Mr. Ibrahim Al-Jaber Obaid (Jordan) Secretary of the
    Governing  Board

    of the Regional Center.

Among the most prominent decisions:

1.     Assign  committee to study the establishment of an Arab space agency located  in Amman –  Jordan, The Director General shall follow up the assigning of this Committee and supervise the preparation of its tasks.

2.     The authority of the Regional Center mandate  to  prepare a study for  establishing and strengthening the  cooperation with the League of Arab States

3.     The members of the Council are directed to provide the Center database of scholars,   researchers, scientists, and scientific institutions.

4.     The meetings of the Board  are annually and regularly, however  each Member States must host these meetings

5. Approving the supplies and works system of the Regional Center

6.     Sending students and trainees from the Member States especially for Master Program,   short, medium and long term courses.

7.  Emphasizing the need for      paying  the annual contribution which is  (50000) fifty thousand US dollars for  each Member State

7.     Assigning  committee for  strategic  plan  for five years (2020-2025) as follows:

1.      Prof. Alaa El Din Hassan El Nahary (Egypt)

2.      Dr. Saleh bin Saeed Al-Shethani (Oman)

3.      Dr. Faisal Abdul Azim Al Abdali (Libya)

4.      Dr. Abdul Karim Abdul Ali (Iraq)

5.Engineer Mohammed Ali Al Marri (Qatar)

In the closing session, the Council recommended the members to convey their sincere thanks and appreciation to His Majesty King Abdullah II, the King of Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, to the Government of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, for their wonderful hosting of this meeting, to the Chairman of the Higher Committee of the Royal Jordanian Geographical Center/ Chairman, Governing Board of the Regional Center, for his continuous support and the Director General of the Jordanian Royal Geographical Center for hosting this meeting, which had the best impact on its success.