DOHA: The Qatar Islamic Cultural Center (Fanar) of the Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs is set to offer Arabic courses for non-speakers at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar, in accordance with the center’s partnerships with a number of city universities of education.
Fanar has signed an agreement with CMU-Q that will allow the center’s Institute of Education to teach Arabic to university students and faculty using technical facilities at CMU-Q’s headquarters in the City of Education.
Classes include conversation workshops, comprehensive academic training, in addition to Islamic culture for faculty, students, and new staff.
The director of the Fanar center, Abdulla Al-Mulla, said the agreement provides greater stability in the availability of courses for students, professors and new staff of CMU-Q, and facilitates the organization of these courses by the center, which helps to develop and improve the material presented. . He noted that this cooperation reflects the international stature of the Institute of Education, which qualifies it to deal with top educational institutions in a professional manner.
He added that such agreements will help strengthen the role of the center in disseminating the principles of Islam and its culture, as well as national customs and traditions, through the Arabic language and the unique technologies of the Institute of education from the Fanar Center. (QNA)