A Pakistani university and a Tunisian university have joined hands to develop joint syllabi and teaching methodology in different disciplines and exchange English and Urdu publications.
A memorandum of understanding (MoU) to this effect was signed by the representatives of the International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI) and Ezzitouna University, Tunisia at a hotel in Islamabad on Thursday, said a press release issued by the IIUI.
Heads and administrative officers of both the educational institutions were present on the occasion. IIUI President Dr Sahibzada Sajidur Rehman and Dr Abdul Jalil Salam, Rector Ezzitouna University, singed the MoU.
Tunisian Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Hedi Ben Abbes and his Pakistani counterpart Hammad Khan were also present on the occasion.
According to the MoU the faculty members of IIUI will contribute to research journals published by Ezzitouna University and both the universities will exchange English and Urdu publications, as well as books, dissertations, theses and other educational materials.
Both the universities will exchange faculty members, joint programmes and projects in the fields of research and publication and will cooperation in the preparation of joint syllabi and teaching methodologies in different academic disciplines such as Shariah, Islamic Economics and Arabic.
Published in The Express Tribune, September 21st, 2012.
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