Seven Kuwaiti students participated in the international graduation ceremony of the world-renowned Maastricht School of Management (MSM) in the Netherlands on Thursday. Kuwait Embassy Counsellor Ali Al-Thayedi, who attended the ceremony, told KUNA by phone that over 100 students representing over 40 different nationalities received their Master of Business Administration (MBA), MPhil or PhD in business administration (DBA) degrees during MSM's annual ceremony. He said that a growing number of Kuwaiti student graduated in recent years from the Maastricht university.
Al-Thayedi congratulated the Kuwaiti graduates and noted that they will form the cadre for the future progress and development of Kuwait, wishing them all success.
He expressed his great happiness over the participation of the Kuwaiti students and stressed that academic and educational cooperation between Kuwait and the Netherlands is growing.
"We have 30 students from Kuwait studying in different fields in the Netherlands such as medicine, economics, agricultural. This number is expected to rise to hundreds in the coming years," said the Kuwaiti diplomat.
Al-Thayedi also congratulated Reynie van der Lindin , head of the board of trustees of the faculty and the dean and director of the faculty , professor Wem Naudi on the excellent organisation of the graduation ceremony.
Al-Thayedi added that he held a separate meeting with a group of Kuwaiti students studying medicine in the Maastricht University and enquired their welfare and the progress of their studies.
He told them that the Kuwaiti embassy is at their disposal for any help and assistance that they might need during their stay in the Netherlands. The ceremony was attended by a large number of Dutch, European and world academics.
The MSM is a global business school dedicated to excellence in management education and performance. Its objective is to emphasize the key role that good management plays in competition, growth and productivity.