Arab American University closed gymnasium sports hall hosted the ministry of education championship in volleyball for male teachers and table tennis for female teachers, under the auspices of Minister Dr. Sabri Saidam with the participation of all Palestinian education directorates.
The opening ceremony was attended by Minister of Education representative Sadiq Al-Khadour the Ministry Activities Director General, education directorates directors in Jenin, Qabatiya and Tubas, and heads of sports activities departments there.
Director of Sports Facilities at the Arab American University Oday Darghmeh, launched the ceremony with welcoming speech. He stressed on the University readiness to host all the Ministry of Education and Higher Education sports competitions. Pointing, the university sports village established to serve local community, develop sports in Palestine and offer services to this sector in its sports facilities, which was established with international standards.
As for the representative of Minister of Education and Higher Education Sadiq Al-Khadour, he thanked the Arab American University for hosting this competition, stressing on joint cooperation between the university and the ministry. Pointing, the championship hold the slogan “Yes to Covenant, Not to the promise”, this activity is part of a series of activities carried out by the General Directorate of Activities in the Ministry of Education. Stressing, sports must remain an essential part of extracurricular activities.
In turn, representative of the Directorate of Education in Qabatiyeh Mazen Jarrar praised the Arab American University role and the public administration for the activities in the ministry. He stressed that the directorates of education at home contributes significantly to implement the ministry activities as curriculum main components.
After the ceremony, the matches, volleyball for male teachers and table tennis for female teachers, followed with knockout system from the first time.