Prometric and AMIDEAST partner to enhance the professional test center in Kuwait

Press release
Published May 10th, 2011 - 12:01 GMT

Prometric, the trusted provider of market-leading test development and delivery solutions, today announced that it has teamed with AMIDEAST, a U.S.-based international education and training organization, to relocate and upgrade the Professional Testing Center in Kuwait. The move provides test takers in Kuwait with an optimized testing experience for a wide number of professional exams. 

Prometric and AMIDEAST upgraded the test center to accommodate the growing demand for better testing services in Kuwait.  Senior government officials and many dignitaries from various academic and business sectors attended the official opening ceremony on 8 May in Sharq, Kuwait. The move to new and larger facilities, located in the central business district of Sharq, ensures a convenient testing location and a comfortable testing experience at a state-of-the art facility. It also will help international clients expand their testing programs in the region. 

Speaking at the grand opening ceremony was Prometric’s David Grinham, vice president and general manager of Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). He praised the Kuwait authorities for their support and recognized AMIDEAST management for their efforts to contribute to professional advancement opportunities for Kuwaities and residents.  

“With the opening of the new testing facility, we continue to fulfill the Prometric mission to further increase overall satisfaction levels for our clients and their candidates as well as reinforce our commitment to the important Middle East region,” said Charles Kernan, chief operating officer, Prometric. “We are pleased to strengthen our AMIDEAST partnership in upgrading what Prometric offers through AMIDEAST in academic and professional credentialing exams.”

Background Information


Prometric is a trusted provider of technology-enabled testing and assessment solutions. Our more than 20 years of experience providing the right test development and test delivery solutions to the world’s most recognized organizations has enabled millions of people around the world to advance in their careers, earn more money or better themselves professionally. 


Founded in 1951, AMIDEAST is a leading American nonprofit organization engaged in international education, training, and development activities in the Middle East and North Africa. We believe that self-forged, fulfilled lives lead to understanding, mutual respect, and a more peaceful, productive world.

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