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The HFE holds its annual General Assembly for 2015
Thursday, August 13, 2015

Headed by HE Dr. Ziad Fariz, Chairman of the HFE Board of Directors - Governor of the Central Bank of Jordan; Al Hussein Fund for Excellence held on Thursday August 6, 2015 its annual general assembly.

The administrative and financial reports together with the auditors’ report (Deloitte) for the year 2014 were approved.

Upon the recommendations of the board of directors and following a presentation by Dr. Ali Yaghi (HFE General Manager), the assembly approved a group of cultural and developmental projects for the year 2015, namely:

- The HFE contribution to the Financial Education project launched by the Central Bank of Jordan in collaboration and cooperation with Ministry of Education and INJAZ.

- In the field of renewable energy and environment, the Board approved supporting a project submitted by the Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature (RSCN) to build a solar energy station in Al Raddas Inspection station in Al Moujib Biosphere Reserve.

- In the realm of promoting excellence and innovation in school education, the Board agreed to provide a financial support towards the participation of Jordanian students in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel-ISEF) Competition this year.

- On the cultural level, the Board approved a financial contribution to the “Family Library Project” launched by Ministry of Culture. The project aims at promoting the culture of reading among individuals through re-printing some significant and famous books and offers them to the public at nominal prices. The Board approved adopting four titles in the field of children's education and culture.

- Approving the launch of “HFE award for academic excellence in the field of Engineering” in Jordanian Universities. The project aims at assessing the quality of engineering programmes in Jordanian universities in collaboration with the Quality Assurance Agency of United Kingdom (QAA-UK).