40 EMPLOYEES FROM GOVT SECTOR TO TAKE UP MASTER’S, PHD COURSES ABROAD

MUSCAT: The Civil Service Employee Post-Graduate Scholarships Committee on Wednesday approved scholarship applications of 40 employees at a meeting held under the chairmanship of H E Sheikh Khalid bin Omar bin Said al Marhoon, Minister of Civil Service.

These employees who belong to different ministries and civil service units will pursue Master’s and PhD programmes at universities abroad.

The meeting also reviewed the follow-up report for the implementation of the decisions taken at the previous meeting.

It discussed a number of issues related to scholarships for post-graduate programmes, science courses and the ministries’ aim to train their employees to meet job demands.

The meeting was attended by H E Dr Abdullah bin Mohammed al Sarmi, Undersecretary in the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE), H E Sayyid Salim bin Musallam al Busaidi, Undersecretary for Administrative Development Affairs in the Ministry of Civil Services and government officials.

SOURCE: MUSCAT DAILY