The third ceremony of Mamoun Bahiri Award for Economic Studies was held at Al-Shuhada Hall in Al-Nisheishiba University Campus, on the 22nd of November, in the presence of the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Mohammed El-Sanousi Mohammed, the Dean of the Secretariat of Scientific Affairs, Dr. Adel Daifallah, the Dean of Students Affairs, Dr. Rodwan Ahmed Gasm al-Seed, the Dean of Faculty of Economics, Dr. Mohammed Awad AL-Karim, and number of lecturers of the Faculty of Economics.
The Dean of the Faculty of Economics, Dr. Mohammed Awad AL-Karim, stressed that this day is a wedding day for the University, pointing out that the importance of the award comes from continuity. He expressed his thanks to Mamoun Bahiri Centre for presenting this award, which includes financial prizes, shields and appreciation certificates for each of the winners. He said “We thank the University Administration for giving us a chance to participate in this celebration”. The Accounting Department and Economics Department congratulated the winners of this award.
The Director of Mamoun Bahiri Centre for Economic Studies, said that the award is a tribute to Mamoun Bahiri, who is considered a symbol of the country, which it aims to motivate the student to gain literary and scientific value, especially that the Centre encourages researchers to gain the best of scientific activities. He appealed to the professors and lecturers to take benefits of their expertise through cooperation with the Centre, he also called for forging a partnership between the University and the Centre.
The Dean of Students Affairs, Dr. Rodwan Ahmed Gasm al-Seed, stressed that success does not come coincidentally, for there must be proper planning, especially as the economy has interfered in all aspects, noting that the Faculty of Economics is one of the largest faculties in the Nisheishiba Campus. He promised that there will be a financial prize with amount of ten thousand SDG, provided by Deanship of Students Affairs to the winners of the next year.
The Dean of the Secretariat of Scientific Affairs, Dr. Adel Daifallah, asserted the importance of this celebration of honouring outstanding students at the University and as a step to encourage others to excel and obtain scientific excellence. And he promised a prize from the Secretariat of Scientific Affairs to the winners.
The Vice Chancellor of the University of Gezira, Prof. Mohammed El-Sanousi Mohammed, stressed the distinction of the Faculty of Economics and considered it as a golden Faculty among faculties. He said “We are honouring the winners in the name of Mamoun Bahiri, without his contributions there would not have been the University of Gezira. Adding that he was the first Chairman of the Council of University of Gezira. He wished permanent success to the Faculty of Economics, which he said it always rejoicing us with its activities.
At the end of the ceremony, they honoured the student Abu-Bakr Mohammed Ahmed – Department of Accounting – with a rate of 3.87, and the student Musab Hamid Makki – Department of Economics – who obtained a rate of 3.83. Where the ceremony included a series of poems by the poet Mohammed Safli and University Chorus within lyrical paragraphs.