Amman – Middle East University organized a rally in support of his Majesty, King Abdullah II ibn Al Hussien, on the occasion of Isra and Mi’raj and to back his Majesty’s positions regarding the focal and central issue of the Hashemite Guardianship of Holy Sites in Jerusalem.
University’s President, Prof. Mohammad Al Hileh; Vice-President, Prof. Mahmoud Al Wadi; a number of deans; in addition to a number of administrative and teaching staff, as well as students, took part in the rally. It consisted of a set of speeches and national poems dedicated to Jerusalem and Palestine and performed by students, shedding light on the continuous struggle of the Palestinian people against the Judaization of Jerusalem and announcing their support of his Majesty’s positions and the Hashemite Guardianship of Holy Sites.
Dean of Student Affairs, Dr. Saleem Sharif, expressed his elation with his Majesty’s stands regarding Arab and Islamic issues generally, and the Palestinian cause and Jerusalem especially, the latest being his Majesty’s speech at Arab League Summit that was held in Tunis, where he kept a firm grip on his position of not renouncing the Hashemites and Jordanian people’s right to the guardianship of holy sites.
Strategic Awareness and Governance second international conference, which was recently held at Middle East University, addressed his Majesty, King Abdullah II ibn Al Hussein, with a letter backing his positions regarding Jerusalem and its holy Islamic and Christian sites, and the Hashemite guardianship over them, especially Temple Mount and Al Aqsa Mosque, and his role in establishing regional and international peace and security.
The conference; which witnessed the participations of researchers from Jordanian, Arab, and foreign universities; pointed out that his Majesty represents an icon of global tolerance, peace, and harmony; an indomitable defender of Islam, just Arab issues, and legal international decisions; and an advocate of Arab unity in the face of challenges.
The Middle East University was founded in 2005 as a Graduate Studies University with twelve specializations. Towards the beginning of the academic year 2008-2009 the university opened twenty specializations for both Graduate and Undergraduate students with the ongoing growth in staff and students.