UniMAC Vice-Chancellor Pays a Courtesy Call on Lebanese Ambassador to Strengthen Collaboration and Discuss Activities of Mutual Benefit

The acting Vice-Chancellor of the University of Media, Arts and Communication (UniMAC), Prof. Eric Opoku Mensah, continues his proactive stakeholder engagement efforts by paying a courtesy call on the Lebanese Ambassador to Ghana, His Excellency Maher Kheir. The meeting, which was held at the Lebanese Embassy in Accra, focused on fostering closer ties between UniMAC and the embassy, with a particular emphasis on ongoing collaborative initiatives and the university’s scholarship scheme, which the embassy sponsors.

During the discussions, Prof. Opoku Mensah expressed his appreciation for the longstanding partnership between UniMAC and the Lebanese Embassy, highlighting the valuable contributions made towards supporting students’ education through scholarships. He emphasised the university’s commitment to nurturing a diverse and inclusive learning environment while providing opportunities for academic excellence and professional growth.

Ambassador Maher Kheir reciprocated the sentiment by lauding UniMAC’s dedication to academic excellence and its role in shaping future leaders in media, arts, and communication. He commended the university’s efforts in promoting cultural exchange and fostering international collaborations, emphasising the Lebanese Embassy’s belief that education is a catalyst for socio-economic development and global understanding.

A key highlight of the meeting was the discussion surrounding the ongoing undergraduate and postgraduate scholarship scheme sponsored by the Lebanese Embassy, which has provided valuable financial support to deserving students at UniMAC. Both parties expressed their satisfaction with the positive impact of the scholarship program and explored avenues to further enhance its effectiveness in
empowering more students to pursue their academic aspirations. The ambassador also took the opportunity to announce an increment in the number of scholarship beneficiaries in the next academic year.

Prof Opoku Mensah and the Ambassador exchanged ideas on potential areas of collaboration, including joint research projects, cultural exchanges, and capacity-building initiatives. They reiterated their commitment to fostering a strong partnership based on mutual benefit and shared goals, aiming to create lasting impacts on education, innovation, and socio-cultural development.

The courtesy call concluded on a positive note, with Prof. Opoku Mensah and the ambassador reaffirming their commitment to deepening collaboration and exploring new opportunities for partnership between UniMAC and the Lebanese Embassy. This engagement marks another milestone in UniMAC’s efforts to strengthen its network of strategic alliances and promote excellence in higher education.