12 June 2022

Chairman of Board of Trustees of Lusail University: Sorbonne University-Doha Officially Commences its Activity

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Doha, June 12 (QNA) - HE Chairman of Board of Trustees of Lusail University Dr. Ali bin Fetais Al Marri announced the official inauguration of Sorbonne University -Doha today, to be the first branch of the prestigious French university in the State of Qatar.
His Excellency said in a statement to (QNA) that Sorbonne University-Doha started accepting Qatari students last September, and the opening of a branch in Doha at Lusail University came in partnership between the two sides, pointing out that the French Sorbonne University has a long and globally recognized history, and subsequently its branch in Doha, Sorbonne University-Doha within the Lusail University campus, will primarily benefit the educational community in the state of Qatar.
His statements came on the occasion of the Qatari-French panel discussion on French legal education, which was organized by the Sorbonne University in Doha in partnership with the Sorbonne University in Paris.
Speakers at the panel discussion included HE Dr. Ali bin Fetais Al Marri, HE Ambassador of the French Republic to Qatar Jean-Baptiste Faivre, Dean of the School of Law at Sorbonne University, and Professor of Private Law and Director of Academic Affairs at Sorbonne University-Doha.
The panel discussed addressed the topics related to legal sciences, including criminal laws, contracts law, companies and arbitration.
In his remarks delivered during the discussion, HE Dr. Ali bin Fetais Al Marri reiterated his persistent quest for the success of this unique experience in the state of Qatar and he committed to striking a partnership agreement with one of the prestigious global universities in the field of teaching law in French language through choosing University of Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne.
His Excellency expressed his hope that Qatari youth will utilize this new experience in Doha, which will help them open up to the world through mastery of legal sciences as well as the French language, which would essentially benefit the State of Qatar and contribute to achieving its national vision 2030.
HE Ambassador of the French Republic to Qatar Jean-Baptiste Faivre said that this experience is exceptional, stressing the need to support it, as it is the first of its kind in the State of Qatar, and considered it a new opportunity to further boost bilateral and strategic cooperation between the two countries. (QNA)

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