Malaysian university to train 500 thuwar next year

Tripoli, 22 September 2013:

Former revolutionary fighters are to be sent to a Malaysian university for a year’s study focusing on English and computer science.

Some 500 thuwar will begin their learning next year at the Open University of Malaysia, (OUM) according to the Director-General of the Warriors’ Affairs Commission of Libya (WAC) Mustafa Abdi Wahab Al Saqli. Altogether, the plan is to send 2,000 Libyans to Malaysia over four years.

The privately-run OUM opened in 2001 and says that it now has over 100,000 students in more than 50 academic programmes. Its main  campus . . .

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