On the 11th of February the Omdurman University College of Press and Printing Technology organized a launching ceremony for its first printing machine. The event took place in the compound of the college and was honored by Ms. Hala Mohammed Al-Tahir, the representative of the First Vice President Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih, Dr. Pavel Kroupkine, the UNESCO representative to Sudan and the head of the Khartoum office, and Dr. Wafaa Sidahmed, the Sudanese National Commission for Education, Science and Culture.
The printing machine was donated to the College in a joint effort by the Presidency of the Republic of Sudan, and the International Programme for Development of Communications (IPDC), UNESCO. The National Commission and the Cairo and Khartoum offices of UNESCO contributed to the delivery from UNESCO’s side. Dr. Bakhita Amin, the dean of the College, and several students of the Printing Technology Department stated in their speeches, that the machine opens ways for students to better acquire professional skills during their education.
The warm thankfulness of the College to the donors was underlined by presenting to their representatives Signs of Gratitude.