According to memorandum both universities would promote institutional cooperation in education and research especially in the fields of information technology while IIUI would provide assistance to UST Bannu in the fields of Arabic teaching and Islamic studies.
Both Universities also agreed for exchange of faculty members and students and also vowed to organize joint events such as conferences and seminars.
In an MoU signing ceremony, held at Faisal Campus IIUI, President IIUI Prof Dr. Ahmed Yousif Al-Draiweesh signed memorandum on behalf of IIUI while Prof. Dr. Abdur Rahim Khan, Vice Chancellor UST Bannu, signed MoU on behalf of his university. Vice President Academics IIUI Dr. Muhammad Bashir Khan and Director General AF&P IIUI Gulzar Ahmed Khwaja were present on the occasion.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Al-Draiweesh welcomed the worthy guest and expressed his immense pleasure over this constructive meeting. He hoped this venture of mutual cooperation would pave the way towards educational harmony. He termed MoU a positive and active omen of collaboration while saying that it will lead both the institutions towards the destination of educational unity, peace and progress.
President IIUI said the academic cooperation would bring harmony and unity between both the universities. ”The MoU would be practical and deliverable, which will be fruitful for both the institutions“. He added. Dr. Al-Draiweesh wished practical mutual cooperation and concrete academic relations between both the universities to learn experiences from each other.
Prof. Dr. Abdur Rahim Khan in his remarks said MoU would bring both universities close to each other. He said universities can play pivotal role for bringing and disseminating positive and constructive attitudes in the society and this MoU would be proved as a vital step towards this objective.
At the end, university shield and publications were presented by the President IIUI to VC UST Bannu