UJ president, Prof. Ekhleif Tarawneh on Wednesday commenced a two-day visit to The University of Jordan’s branch in Aqaba (UJ Aqaba) . During the visit, Tarawneh met with the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA) Chief Commissioner Hani Al Mulki and discussed further prospects for supporting UJ’s branch in Aqaba. Also, Tarawneh stressed that the university seeks to expand educational programs to provide man power that fit the various needs of the city. From his part, Al Mulki expressed ASEZA’s willingness to harness all its potentials to support UJ Aqaba. Al Mulki also expressed the authority’s readiness to sponsor local outstanding students. Moreover, Tarawneh visited the Ayla Oasis Development Company in Aqaba and met with the company’s CEO Sahl Dudin. Tarawneh discussed with Dudin promoting joint cooperation, commending the company’s support for the branch to establish a language lab and mend the university stadium. Furthermore, UJ Aqaba and Aqaba Development Corporation (ADC) signed a cooperation agreement to establish a Video Conferencing facility at the branch.