Part Nine: An Introduction to the Palestinian and Mauritanian Participants
One of the participating countries in Meeting of Secretary Generals for ISESCO National Commissions at ISC is Palestine.
The Palestinian representative is:
Mr. Haitham A.H. Amro: Assistant Secretary General, Palestinian National Commission for Education, Culture and Science
The Scientific Status of Palestine in Global Ranking of QS 2019
Palestine with one university is the tenth Islamic country according to QS 2019 ranking. Based on the reports of QS 2019, it is 0.99% of all universities of Islamic countries and 0.1% of all universities of the world.
The Score of Birzeit University has been within 801-1000 based on QS 2019 Global Ranking Indicators.
One of the other participating countries in Meeting of Secretary Generals for ISESCO National Commissions at ISC is Mauritania.
The Mauritanian representative is:
Dr. Ismail Ould Chouaib: Secretary General, Mauritanian National Commission for Education, Culture and Science
Mauritania, officially the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, is a country in Northwest Africa. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the west, Western Sahara to the north and northwest, Algeria to the northeast, Mali to the east and southeast, and Senegal to the southwest. Approximately 90% of Mauritania’s land is within the Sahara; consequently, the population is concentrated in the south. The capital and largest city is Nouakchott, located on the Atlantic coast, which is home to around one-third of the country’s 4.3 million people. Arabic is the official and national language of Mauritania. Mauritania is nearly 100% Muslim.
The Scientific Status of Mauritania
Universities of Mauritania have not gained any positions in reputable global rankings yet.