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14 Oct 2020

Diyar Al Muharraq and the American University of Bahrain (AUBH) Sign Scholarship Collaboration Agreement

Manama, Bahrain - 04 September 2020: Diyar Al Muharraq, one of the largest real estate development companies in the Kingdom, signed an agreement for a scholarship collaboration with the American University of Bahrain (AUBH), the first American-style University in the Kingdom. The student will have the right of first refusal interviews with Diyar Al Muharraq upon graduation.

The signing ceremony was held in the presence of Mr. Ahmed Ali Alammadi, CEO of Diyar Al Muharraq, and Dr. Susan E. Saxton, Founding President of the American University of Bahrain, alongside other officials from both organisations.
Commenting on this occasion, Mr. Ahmed Ali Al Ammadi, stated: “Diyar Al Muharraq is honoured to support this initiative which falls within the framework of our organization’s social responsibility efforts. Our partnership with the American University of Bahrain will enable us to contribute towards the advancement of the higher education sector in the Kingdom of Bahrain and further support students who seek to further their academic ambitions. We look forward to future collaborations with this esteemed university”. Dr. Susan E. Saxton, stated: “We are thrilled to welcome a prestigious company such as Diyar Al Muharraq as a scholarship sponsor. As part of our mission to provide high-quality education in the Kingdom, we believe that this opportunity will pave the way for future success by providing invaluable learning opportunities. We look forward to awarding the Diyar Al Muharraq scholarship by next year!” The Diyar Al Muharraq delegates were joined by Dr. Saxton on a tour around the University’s purpose-built campus, which extends over an area of 75,000 square meters. The university faculty and staff members were introduced to the Diyar representatives and discussed future joint ventures between both parties. AUBH is the first comprehensive, purpose-built, American-style co-educational university in the Kingdom of Bahrain and is supported through the Mumtalakat portfolio. The University offers a holistic journey for students and unique approach to education that fosters interaction and collaboration between students, faculty, and the professional community. With its STEM-based model, AUBH quality of American-style education mirrors that of the best universities in the United States. The University’s unique academic structure enables students to find their real passions and allows them to develop their abilities, leading to long successful careers in their chosen industry. Diyar Al Muharraq is one of the largest integrated cities in the Kingdom, offering a variety of housing solutions in a luxurious modern lifestyle. It maintains a uniquely balanced blend of residential, commercial, recreational, and healthcare facilities, creating a fully integrated and futuristic model city.

About Diyar Al Muharraq: Diyar Al Muharraq is one of the largest real estate development projects in the Kingdom of Bahrain. It is an urban location the blends elements of modern life and the original Bahraini heritage, with its unique mix of residential and commercial projects making it among the best investment opportunities for both personal and commercial assets. Diyar Al Muharraq is located in the northern part of the city of Muharraq, on a total area of 12 square kilometres, with 7 reclaimed islands with an area of 10 square kilometres and 40 kilometres of waterfronts and picturesque sandy beaches, and aspires to be a sustainable model city for the foreseeable future. Diyar Al Muharraq’s projects will incorporate all the elements that constitute an integrated community in all respects, this includes residential and educational facilities, medical centres, commercial complexes, parks, hotels and ship harbours, making the location an ideal place for families to settle and enjoy a rich social living environment.