Saturday, September 01, 2012
More than 1,500 recently graduated high-school students were welcomed into Mogadishu University on Thursday (August 30th) after passing the university's entrance exams, Somalia's Radio Risaala reported.
University Chancellor Ali Sheikh Ahmed Abubakar, who spoke at the welcoming ceremony, said that Mogadishu was in need of higher standards for learning, which the university will provide by offering quality education.
According to a statement on the university's website, Abubakar said interest in university studies had increased. "This year is different from the previous years for the huge number of the students who participated in the entrance exam of the university."