Mustafa Prize & Indonesian Nahdlatul Ulama Ink MoU

Monday, January 1, 2018 - 15:12

Iranian Mustafa prize and Indonesian Nahdlatul Ulama have signed a cooperation Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote cultural, scientific and technological collaboration as well as developing the world of Islam.

According to an ISCA report, in a meeting with the presence of chairman of the Executive Committee of Mustafa Prize Seyed Ali Omrani and the Secretary General of Nahdlatul Ulama Iqbal Sulam, a MoU was signed to promote scientific and technological cooperation.

Based on the MoU, Mustafa Prize in Indonesia will develop scientific and technological cooperation with the Indonesian community and Nahdlatul Ulama followers. It also serves to commence the exchange of experience in attracting public financial support and active participation in scientific and technological activities.

Forming scientific and technological basis in Indonesia, Providing supportive financial, scientific and human resource packages, developing networking between members and making use of resources and capabilities so as to achieve common objectives are some other issues mentioned in this MoU.

This MoU is valid for five years beginning since the time of signature and can be extended in case of further bilateral agreement.

The Mustafa (pbuh) Prize is a top science and technology award granted to the top researchers and scientists of the Islamic World biennially. The Prize is awarded in four categories, namely “Life Sciences and Medical Sciences”, “Nano Science and Nanotechnologies”, “The Information and Communication Science and Technologies”, and “Top Scientific Achievement in other fields”.

Nahdlatul Ulama is a traditionalist Sunni Islam movement in Indonesia and is the largest independent Islamic organization in the world. Its goal is "to spread messages about a tolerant Islam in their respective countries to curb radicalism, extremism and terrorism," and as well as preaching, it undertakes educational activities.

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