An-Najah National University Opens its International Summer Camp

An-Najah National University inaugurated its international voluntary summer camp which will continue for three weeks with the participation of about 20 international volunteers from different parts of the world. Prof. Maher Natsheh, Vice University President for Academic Affairs, in his welcoming remarks at the opening ceremony of the camp, appreciated the efforts of international volunteers through joining the camp. 

The event is organized annually by Zajel International Youth Exchange Program of the Public Relations Department.  Prof. Natsheh also pointed out the importance of enhancing and encouraging exchange initiatives. He also briefed the participants on An-Najah National University, its faculties and various academic and community programs.

Mr. Ala' Abu Dheer, Acting Director of Public Relations Department and Coordinator of Zajel International Youth Exchange Program, talked about the importance of organizing international voluntary camps  for local and international students to enhance communication, understanding, and dialogue to bridge the gap between different cultures.

Mr. Amjad Rifai, Director of Community Development Center at Askar Refugee Camp, talked about the importance of organizing such important projects to the serve children at the Palestinian camps.  He also noted that there is a need to communicate with the world, and to be open to other cultures.

The International and local volunteers will participate in workshops on cultural exchange and academic and humanitarian activities. The program will also include field visits to different Palestinian cities and towns. The opening ceremony included poetic recitations from Mr. Sami Kilani and Mr. Saed Abu Hijleh.  The ceremony was concluded by musical interludes.  

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