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OIC chief discusses with IUT VC ongoing efforts to enhance international partnerships

by The Bangla Herald

OIC Secretary-General Hissein Ibrahim Taha has emphasised the need for the Islamic University of Technology (IUT) in Bangladesh to foster academic excellence, research, and cultural understanding.

He particularly stressed the importance of bringing more international students to the University, particularly from the least developed countries of the OIC.

Taha made the call during a meeting with the Vice Chancellor of the IUT Prof. Mohammad Rafiqul Islam in Saudi Arabia, reads a press release issued by the OIC Secretariat on Thursday.

The two dignitaries discussed mutual collaboration and ways of strengthening the academic performance of IUT.

The OIC Secretary-General appreciated IUT’s dedication to promoting educational advancements and its inclusive approach.

The Vice-Chancellor assured the Secretary-General that all efforts will be made to explore avenues for increased cooperation in fields such as science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), as well as social sciences with other OIC universities.

Rafiqul Islam highlighted the university’s ongoing efforts to enhance international partnerships and create opportunities for students and faculty to engage in collaborative projects on a global scale.

The OIC Secretary-General commended these initiatives and expressed enthusiasm for the future success of IUT.

Islamic University of Technology (IUT) is an educational and research institution in Bangladesh run and funded by the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).

The main objective of IUT is to contribute to developing the human resources of the member states of the OIC, particularly in the fields of engineering, technology and technical education.

The IUT receives direct endowment from OIC member countries and offers scholarships to its students in the form of free tuition, boarding, lodging and Medicare.

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