Prof. Dr. Ahmed Omer Hashim, former Rector of the well known Al Azhar University in Egypt visited International Burch University (IBU) and gave a conference to IBU students on the topic of education and it's benefits. Conference attended by many students and academic staff interested in lecture of this connoisseur, was held at new IBU premises on 20th of October 2010.
Prof. Dr. Ahmed Omer Hashim expressed his great pleasure on the opportunity visiting Bosnia and the Burch University at the same time. Talking about his 16 years long rector experience at Al Azhar, one of the oldest degree granting universities in Egypt, Prof. Dr. Hashim explained the most important elements in education. He recommended to students to take care of studying, scientific research and appliance of the acquired knowledge all together with faith and sanctity. After exposition Prof. Dr. Hashim paid his attention to students questions.
At the end, on behalf of the International Burch University, Head of the Turkish Language and Literature Department, Asisst. Prof. Mustafa Cetin thanked to Prof. Dr. Ahmed Omer Hashim on the time he dedicated to students. Also, during the official reception earlier, Prof. Dr. Huseyin Padem, Rector of the University, presented the Burch Ahitname as a souvenir for distinguished guest.
Al Azhar University is the oldest degree granting university in Egypt, after Cairo Univesity, and has the great library enriched by rare manuscripts collection.