AMMAN/KUWAIT: Head of the Kuwaiti Cultural Office in Jordan Dr Mohammed Dehayem Al-Dhafiri confirmed yesterday accuracy of the university certificate authentication process, a matter that prevents any attempt of forgery or sale of such certificates.
This came in a statement by Dhafiri during a meeting with Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research of Jordan Dr Wajih Owais while commenting of social media reports over sale or forgery of some certificates. Report have appeared in the Kuwaiti press lately claiming that groups operating in Jordan offer to sell fake college certificates that are authenticated through official departments.
Dhafiri felt that these ‘disillusioned’ declarations and allegations raised by some irresponsible people are close to being ‘fraud’ operations, calling on students to investigate the accuracy and stay away from suspicious websites and follow the correct method to get the school certificates, Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) reported.
Meanwhile, the Jordanian minister praised the depth of bilateral relations between the two countries at the cultural and educational levels, stressing Jordan’s keenness to strengthen these relations with Kuwait at all levels.
He also extolled the continuous cooperation with the Kuwaiti Ministry of Higher Education and its institutions, stressing the importance of raising the level of cooperation in the field of scholarship in Jordan and take advantage of the strong scientific programs provided by the Jordanian universities in the areas of human medicine, dentistry and other majors.
In other news, the Foreign Ministry denied yesterday signing a contract with a company owned by a person who has security problems in Kuwait, for a project to link up the Foreign Ministry with its missions abroad. In a statement, a source at the Ministry said that it had conducted a contract with Tata Communications Limited Company, explaining that all terms for external contracts by the State of Kuwaiti supervisory authorities were met, also indicating that the offers given by Tata were “the best and least costly” among the companies that forwarded offers for executing the project.
The agreement was signed at Tata’s headquarters in Singapore, and not in Dubai, by Kuwait’s Ambassador to Singapore and the General Counsel for Tata Communications John Freeman. The source added that the alleged news on the social media about signing the agreement with an Iraqi person living in Dubai and has a security record in Kuwait is false, and Kuwait did not interact with any person whose description fits that of the individual, mentioned in the alleged reports. He noted that the ministry will maintain its jurisdictions to take any legal action that would preserve its rights toward these alleged accusations. – KUNA