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Assad signs decree to open university in Hama

BEIRUT: President Bashar Assad has signed a decree to establish a university in the central city of Hama, the SANA state news agency said Tuesday. 

Assad amended a 2006 decree establishing a university in the eastern city of Deir al-Zor, adding the stipulation that a new institution with 11 faculties be established in Hama. 

According to the decree, the new university will incorporate all employees of Baath University, based in Homs, who are currently working in faculties in Hama province. 

SANA said Assad made the promise to establish the institution during a meeting with local figures from Hama earlier this month. No timetable was given for the project.

 
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on May 14, 2014, on page 8.

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