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Opening of the Renovated Bethlehem University Library

Bethlehem University renovated library was opened on 24th February 2016 in the presence of  the International Board of Regents, the Board of Trustees, the USAID-ASHA,. H.E. Excellency Guiseppe Lazzarotto, the Apostolic Delegate to Jerusalem and Palestine, as well as His Beautitude Fouad Twal, the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem.

The event began with opening remarks from the Vice Chancellor Brother Peter Bray, followed by Mr. Thomas Staal, representing the USAID-ASHA, the Library’s principal donor. H.E. Guiseppe Lazzarotto along with Prof. Bart McGettrick and Mr. Fuad Kattan highlighted Bethlehem University’s mission as a catholic university. His Beatitude Fouad Twal blessed the Library before the ribbon-cutting by Brother Peter Bray and seven others to announce the official opening of the Library. The newly-refurbished Library has been completely transformed now holding various discussion rooms and is equipped with the newest technologies including RFID.  A café-library has been designed to favour camaraderie, collaborative work and space for sharing ideas making study and exploration an enjoyable academic endeavor.

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