ISLAMABAD: The International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) and National University of Modern Languages (NUML) have agreed to set up a road map for mutual cooperation in the field of academic and advance research under which both the institutions will not only sign MoUs in disciplines of mutual interest but also launch educational projects to learn with experience of each other.
It was decided in a meeting at NUML on Thursday where President IIUI Dr. Ahmed Yousif Al-Draiweesh while heading a 10- member delegation called on Director General NUML (DG) Brig Azam Jamal. IIUI delegation included Dean Faculty of Language and Literature Dr. Munawar Iqbal Gondal, Dean Faculty of Arabic Dr. Muhammad Bashir, Dean Faculty of Basic and Applied Sciences Dr. Muhammad Sher, Dean Faculty of Engineering and Technology Dr. Aqdas Malik, Dean Faculty of Management Sciences, Dr. Bashir Khan, Director Academics Shagufta Haroon, Director Female Campus Dr. Zaitoon Begum and other staff members of the university.
During the meeting it was decided to practically launch road map within short span of time, two focal persons, Dr. Munawar Iqbal Gondal from IIUI and Dr. Ali Akbar from NUML will be responsible to supervise and coordinate about it. Both, the President IIUI and DG NUML agreed upon the point that existing cooperation between the universities in departments of Islamic Studies and Arabic would be extended and collaborations between different departments would also be initiated in near future on priority basis.
It was also agreed in the meeting that a grand MoU of mutual cooperation will be signed between both institutions soon, which will cover all the aspects including exchange of students and teachers, departmental joint ventures to organize workshops and seminars.
Dr. Al-Draiweesh, speaking on the occasion said that IIUI was committed to extend its cooperation with all the Pakistani and International universities and his recent visit was an effort to strengthen the resolve. “universities of Islamic countries are guarantors of bright future of Muslim Ummah as they are nurturing the talented minds of our youth, all educational institutions would have to be united and devise strategy to cope the contemporary challenges”, he said. President IIUI added people of Pakistan are known for hard work not only in Saudi Arabia but globally and urged the participants of the meeting to utilize this attribute for educational development. He also invited Brig Azam Jamal to visit IIUI alongwith a delegation and hoped the visit would further pave the way for mutual understanding and cooperation.
Brig Azam Jamal said on the occasion, IIUI is a reputed institution for providing quality education integrated with teachings of Islam and cooperation between both the institutions including language departments would be proved as milestone for educational development in the country. He assured that MoU between both universities would not be a formality but it would produce new avenue of research and learning.
At the end, a souvenir was presented to Dr. Al-Draiweesh by Brig Azam Jamal on the behalf of NUML while the IIUI delegation later also visited various departments of the university.
Walk on “World Teachers Day”
Department of Education (Female), International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI) is going to arrange “walk” on the occasion of “World Teachers Day” here on Friday, October 04, 2013 at 10:00 am. The “walk” will start from Central Library to Female Campus of the university. The purpose of the “walk” is to appreciate and admire the services of teacher for the formation and progress of society. A seminar will also be held after walk in female campus of the university.