A delegation from Oxford University (@UniofOxford) visits Gaza

<strong>[ PIC 27/10/2013 – 05:47 PM ]


GAZA, (PIC)– MP Jamal Khudari, the head of the Popular Committee against the Siege, welcomed the visit by a delegation from Oxford University to the Gaza Strip these days.

Khudari said in a press statement on Saturday that the delegation saw pictures depicting the suffering of Gaza people following the two wars and due to the ongoing aggression and the continuation of the Israeli siege imposed for the seventh year unabated.

The delegation was also briefed on the progress of the Islamic University and its ability to develop its facilities despite the circumstances of war and siege.

Khudari stressed that the delegation members were keen to visit Gaza, as they wanted to participate in the support of the educational sector in the Strip. He said they also took part in a scientific medical conference at the university and gave lectures to the medical students.

For his part; Professor David Cranston, senior clinical lecturer at the Nuffield Department of Surgery at the University of Oxford, expressed pleasure at attending the medical conference in the besieged Gaza Strip.

The delegation, which leaves Gaza next Thursday, includes eleven academics from the university, and is participating in the fifth medical conference at the Islamic University.


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