Our Prince; Our Icon
UOP Organizes Campaign Supporting Prince Ali Bid for FIFA Presidency
Jan 15th, 2016
UOP President Dr. Marwan Muwalla headed a campaign organized by the University in support of Prince Ali bin Al-Hussein’s bid to be elected as Director General of FIFA. The Chancellor of the University, Dr. Adnan Badran, also attended the event entitled “Our Prince; Our Icon”.
The event was attended by a number of local media representatives, professors, football stars, the President of the Higher Commission for Youth, Dr. Sami Almajali, MPs Mohammad Althahrawi, Rudainah Attieh, and Muhsin Alrjoob, Head of the Arab and Jordanian Sports’ Media Federations Mohammad Jameel Abdulqadir, a large number of ex-players, and representatives of sport clubs.
A number of talks were given during the event and a short film about His Highness’s sports and humanitarian achievements was presented. A Hashtag was also created in support of the bid and a march took place on campus in which students, professors, and event guests participated.
UOP President, Dr. Muwalla, said, “We are for you and we support you for we have faith in you and trust your leadership and wisdom in leading this international body towards the shores of safety and prominence. Your leadership of such an entity will be a source of pride for us all and will resonate Jordan’s qualitative leap towards globalism.”