TU-K signs MoU with Transilvania University of Brașov

VC, Prof. Benedict Mutua (2nd L) and Transilvania University of Brașov Dean, Faculty of Furniture Design and Wood Engineering, Prof. Alin OLĂRESCU (2nd R) presents the signed MoU. Present during the occasion was DVC -IAE Prof. Paul Wambua (L) and Romanian Ambassador to Kenya, H.E Gentiana Serbu (3rd R) among other guests.

The Technical University of Kenya recently has signed an MoU with Transilvania University of Brașov, Romania. The signing ceremony took place at the Romanian Embassy in Nairobi.  TU-K Vice-Chancellor Prof. Benedict Mutua and Transilvania University of Brașov Dean, Faculty of Furniture Design and Wood Engineering Prof. Alin OLĂRESCU signed the MoU on behalf of their respective institutions.

Present during the event were the Romanian Ambassador to Kenya, H.E Gentiana Serbu, and TU-K Deputy Vice-Chancellor in-charge of Institutional Advancement and Enterprises (IAE) Prof. Paul Wambua, among other dignitaries.

TU-K enjoys mutual relationship with the Embassy of Romania. The two have jointly taken part in various activities among them; ‘The Romanian International Day for Cultural Diversity and Development, held in Nairobi from 21st May.’ The event exhibited cultural heritage and traditions from Kenya and Romania. Music, dance and art defined the occasion.

The recent visit by Romanian President, Klaus Iohannis to Kenya, has strengthened relations between the two countries. “The recent visit by our President to Kenya was a clear demonstration that the two countries are committed to strengthening their relations and cooperation in various areas of development for the mutual benefit of their people," said Amb. Serbu.

She added that her country had played a pivotal role in awarding scholarships to Africa and that Kenya will enjoy excellent and stable corporation, friendship and partnership.

The MoU will cover academic, exchange programmes for lecturers and students, conferences, wokshops, music, dance, art and theatre.

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