ISLAMABAD: A high level delegation from the education Ministry of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) visited International Islamic University, Islamabad on Tuesday and discussed bilateral academic cooperation with university leadership, says a Press release.
The six member delegation was headed by Shiekh Hamd Bin Nasir which was welcomed by IIUI Rector, Dr. Masoom Yasinzai, President IIUI Dr. Ahmed Yousif Al-Draiweesh, Vice Presidents, Deans, DGs and Directors.
“We are open for meaningful and practical cooperation with universities of Muslim world” said head of the Saudi delegation. He added that International Islamic University, Islamabad would be a gateway to the mutual cooperation between both countries in the field of education He hailed the role of IIUI in promotion of education. He furthered that educational institutions of Pakistan and KSA can help in solving the issues of Muslim world.
IIUI Rector, Dr. Masoon Yasinzai apprised the delegation about the vision of university and told that IIUI is providing ambassadors to Muslim world who own the attributes of Islamic values. He maintained that university is keen to disseminate message of peaceful co-existence and peace.
IIUI President, Dr. Ahmed Yousif Al-Draiweesh briefed the delegation about the university faculties and constituent units. He said that IIUI is keen for linkages with universities across the world. He told that university was pursuing its goal of internationalization, while more than 2 thousand foreign students were acquiring education at the university. Dr. Al-Draiweesh added that around 50 teachers hailing from KSA, Sudan, Egypt and other countries were teaching at the university.
The delegation members included Muhammad bin Ahmad, Ibrahim bin Saleh, Abdul Aziz bin Abdullah and Mr. Fahad bin Ali. Vice President AF&P Dr. Muhammad Munir, Vice President Academics Muhammad Bashir Khan and Vice President HS&R Dr. Aqdas Naveed Malik also attended the meeting.