NNA - "The Lebanese University is like the Lebanese flag and it must remain in its place. We are keen on the dignity of the professors and we do not accept targeting them," stressed Minister of Education and Higher Learning, Akram Shehayeb. "There is no crisis of trust between us and the professors. We share the same concern and we are on the same boat," he said.
"I will call for a workshop with university professionals who have the experience to discuss and update the higher education policy, and I will work with donors to boost the university's financial potential," he assured.
"I spoke yesterday with the Speaker of the House Nabih Berri (...) who promised to study all the bills related to the Lebanese University," he concluded.