In conjunction with the World Quality Day, which is celebrated every year around the world on November 12th, the Quality Assurance and Academic Accreditation Department at the University of Science and Technology(UST), Yemen celebrated the World Quality Day which comes this year on Thursday, Nov. 9th, 2017. This event on quality included the presence of Prof. Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Shoaibi, the undersecretary of the planning sector and institutions at the ministry of higher education and scientific research and members of the Board of academic accreditation and quality assurance of the higher education in the Republic of Yemen and the rectors and representatives of public and private universities and faculty members and administrative staff. During the celebration, Prof. Dr. Al-Shoaibi delivered a speech in which he hailed the experience and efforts of the university of science and technology in quality and in organizing such event and stressed the importance of spreading and promoting the culture of quality and improving the academic and admin work by applying the concept of total quality in all programs and requirements of the educational process. Al-Shoaibi also added that one of the problems of higher education in Yemen is the duplication of universities with the same weakness, urging the universities to seek the aspects of excellence and competitiveness. He also praised the role and effectiveness of the university of science and technology and said: “ Once we visit the university, we find it with a new garment, new development and advancement and this is what makes the university a distinctive educational platform”. Al-Shoaibi also stressed the need for the application of quality and academic accreditation standards so that our universities can cope up with the prestigious universities worldwide. He said that the reason of such weakness and chaos in our country refers to the weakness of education and its outcomes since education is the mainstay of advancement and development of any country. On the other hand, the Secretary General of the Association of Private Universities in Yemen Prof. Dr. Mohammed Al-Khamis Al-Mikhlafi hailed in his speech the role and effectiveness of the university of science and technology and said that the university is a leading university by its infrastructure, academic and admin staff and its learning outcomes. in the same context, vice-rector of the university Dr. Abdulghani Hameed and Prof. Dr. Noman Al-Najjar, Manager of Quality Assurance and Accreditation at the university delivered speech in which they announced the goal of this event and said that the university since 2011 until now has exerted efforts on the development of its programs in accordance with the requirements of accreditation. They also pointed out that the university has fulfilled all the requirements of higher education for academic accreditation in all open learning programs at the university, including curricula, academic plans and academic staff and achieved the highest standards in all its educational facilities and the means used and infrastructure in accordance with international quality standards.