IAU to Cooperate with Damascus University

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 12:18

The president of Islamic Azad University expressed the university’s readiness to collaborate with Damascus University.

According to an ISCA report, Dr. Farhad Rahbar made the remarks in a Tuesday meeting with Syrian Minister of Higher Education Atef Nadaf at IAU Central Organization in Tehran.

Dr. Rahbar briefly introduced IAU international branches in Lebanon, Afghanistan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom (Oxford), and stated that almost 10,000 foreign students are studying at IAU national and international branches.

Taking into account the IAU’s policy which is breaking science monopoly in the world, Dr. Rahbar believed that scientific power will be gained through the countries efforts and cooperation and Islamic Republic of Iran is providing services in the fields of nanotechnology, biotechnology, aerospace, medicine and paramedics.

He went on to say that IAU is ready to provide scholarship opportunities for those who are introduced by Syria Ministry of Higher Education and explained that Syria is requiring specialist, technician, doctors and powerful forces after the end of the war to rebuild and develop its country therefore, establishing an IAU branch will be widely beneficial.

Dr. Rahbar declared that signing a cooperation Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Damascus University will lead to the beginning of mutual cooperation in various field such as students admission.

Both sides pointed to the strategic relationship binding the two brotherly countries, underlining the importance of bilateral cooperation to strengthen them.

The Syrian minister also invited his Iranian counterpart to visit Syria and its universities.


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