The American Corner at ALHOSN University was officially opened in January 2011 to promote mutual understanding and an exchange of ideas between the United States and the United Arab Emirates by providing access to current and reliable information about the US by way of book and DVD collections, internet databases, and through local programming to the general public.
The American Corner at ALHOSN University is one of over 400 American Corners world-wide, one of four in the United Arab Emirates, and the first American Corner in the city of Abu Dhabi.
The United States Ambassador to the UAE, Mr. Richard Olson, and ALHOSN University Vice Chancellor and CEO, Prof. Abdul Rahim Sabouni, officiated at the Grand Opening of the American Corner on January 23rd 2011 in the presence of dignitaries from across the UAE and the US Embassy in Abu Dhabi.
[Click] H.E. Ambassador Richard Olson’s Remarks at the Opening Ceremony
[Click] H.E. Vice Chancellor Abdul Rahim Sabouni’s Remarks at the Opening Ceremony
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