Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) and Islamic University of Maldives (IUM) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in a virtual ceremony thus paving way for a strong educational, research, training and academic linkage between the two institutions.
The MoU was signed by the Vice Chancellor, AMU Prof Tariq Mansoor and Vice Chancellor, IUM, Dr Ibrahim Zakriyya Moosa virtually while the ceremony was attended online by Shri Munu Mahawar, IFS, and High Commissioner of India to the Republic of Maldives. AMU Registrar, Mr. Abdul Hamid, IPS, Deans of various Faculties in AMU, Dr Dheeba Moosa, Deputy Vice Chancellor, IUM and other officials were also present during the ceremony.
The ceremony conducted in online mode by AMU Registrar Mr. Abdul Hamid, IPS, began with recitation of verses from Holy Quran. Registrar, AMU Mr. Abdul Hamid IPS highlighted the significance of MoU between the two institutions.
AMU Vice Chancellor, Prof. Tariq Mansoor, while welcoming the participants stated: “This MoU has been facilitated by the Ministry of External Affairs and AMU has been chosen amongst the 11 Universities which were shortlisted by the Indian government. With its 150 years history and academic excellence, AMU was found to be the most suitable University for this MoU.”
He stressed that AMU is a multidisciplinary University with 103 centers and Departments including Faculties of Medicine, Unani Medicine, Engineering and Technology, Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Management, Social Sciences, and Theology among others.