Institue of African and Asian Studies 


Institute of African & Asian Studies
University of Khartoum

  • His Highness, Dr. Sultan Bin Muhammed al-Gasimi, Member of Supreme Council of the United Arab Emirates, Ruler of Sharjah, financed the construction, furnishing and provision of equipment of the Sharjah Hall, as a platform for the promotion of Afro-Arab relations.
  • The total cost is estimates approximately at two million US dollar.
  • The Building consists mainly ot two conference halls plus administrative and technical staff offices. The larger accomodates about 280 person and the smaller one about 60 persons.
  • The Hall is equipped with sophisticated equipment for instantaneous translation, word processing and slide and vedio projectors.
  • The main objective of the Hall is to enrich the academic and cultural activities of the university and the country at large.
  • Other similar activities are welcome and encouraged within the specific framework of policies set out by its Board of Directors.
  • It is worth mensioning that the Board of Directors is headed by The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Khartoum. Other members include:
  • The principal of the U of K
  • Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates
  • Director of the IAAS
  • Representitive of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • The Financial Controller of the U of K
  • The Chief Engineer of the U of K