Ajman Statistics and Competitiveness Center concluded a memorandum of understanding with City University College Ajman, aiming at promoting cooperation with regard to the development of studies and scientific researches related to social, environmental and economic topics.
This memorandum of understanding was remotely signed via Zoom application by Dr. Hagar Al Hubaishi, the Executive Director, Ajman Statistics and Competitiveness Center and Mr. Imran Khan, President of City University College.
On this occasion, Al Hubaishi said that Ajman Statistics and Competitiveness Center seeks to raise the competitiveness of Ajman Emirate in various sectors and to contribute to promoting the Emirate's standing in the national and global competitiveness reports. She pointed out that the conclusion of this memorandum comes in the context of sharing the information of mutual concern and making benefit from the scientific, practical and professional potentials of both parties.
She added that this memorandum involves sharing of experiences in the development of an operating mechanism for the innovation labs in accordance with the best international practices and sharing knowledge, expertise and institutional experiences on all levels.
Dr. Hagar asserted that the official statistics assume a significant role in our community, where the reliable statistical data of high quality become available to all and inclusive of all areas and local and federal levels.
These data are used in formulating the strategic policies and decision making. Moreover, the statistical systems supporting the processes of compilation and dissemination of the official statistics have been developed considerably. This has had a positive impact on the quality of the compiled data, and also has contributed to the facilitation and development of all processes of population censuses, surveys of the living standard of the local families, evaluation of the projects, establishment of administrative data systems, measurement of the gross domestic product and prices, statistics of births and deaths and other activities
In this regard, she explained that the agreement with the College shall support all the scientific activities and the field training of the students of City University College, in order to allow them to acquire the necessary skills and knowledge to assume effective roles in the labor market. In addition to the mutual cooperation in the fields of innovation and entrepreneurship through holding specialized workshops and courses.
The president of City University College, in his turn, expressed his pleasure over the fruitful cooperation with Ajman Statistics and Competitiveness Center.
He commended the efforts exerted by the Center for supporting the decision making system of the government through providing accurate and up-to-date information. He also asserted that the College always seeks to cooperate with the different bodies and entities so as to benefit its students and to realize the strategic visions of our wise leadership.
He pointed out that City University College shall, by virtue of this memorandum of understanding, provide partial scholarships for the staff of the Center, their spouses and children. In addition to sharing consultations, development of joint researches and studies and holding periodic meetings to review the best practices of each party in all work areas, as well as the cooperation in the events, functions, conferences, seminars and lectures organized or sponsored by both parties.