The Abu Dhabi Chapter of AUB Alumni hosted its annual gala dinner on May 10, with a focus on the theme of agriculture. Over 500 AUB alumni and friends attended the dinner at which H.H. Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, keynote speaker, emphasized the importance of the AUB alumni to the region’s development. FAFS Dean, Rabi H. Mohtar, representing AUB, spoke of AUB’s vision for water, energy, food, and health security. The Dean also highlighted some of the new programs that FAFS is introducing. During his visit, Dean Mohtar met with H.H. Sheikh Nahyan at his majlis. He also met with the ambassador of Lebanon to UAE H.E. Fouad Chehab Dandan, and the New York University Dean of Engineering in Abu Dhabi, Dr. Samer Madanat. Dean Mohtar discussed opportunities for science, education, and development partnerships between AUB and the UAE in his meetings.
During the dinner, invitees received the Abu Dhabi alumni chapter book for this year where FAFS was featured in a chapter that highlights FAFS vison, mission and upcoming plans.
Download the FAFS Abu Dhabi Alumni Chapter Book.