Unimas signs MoU with Iran’s oldest medical center
KOTA SAMARAHAN: Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) and Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS), Iran have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for Academic and Research exchanges.
Unimas was represented by its Vice-Chancellor, Professor Datuk Dr. Mohamad Kadim Suaidi, while TUMS was represented by International Affairs and Development directpr Dr Enayat A Shabani for the signing ceremony.
The signing ceremony was held at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences on June 13 as a follow-up to the previous meeting in Kuala Lumpur, in the presence of both Malaysian and Iranian delegates.
Witnessing the signing were Unimas Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic and International) Professor Dr. Wan Hashim Wan Ibrahim , Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation) Professor Dr. Kopli Bujang, Associate Professor Dr. Soubakeavathy Rethinasamy (Director of Unimas International), Professor Dr. Ahmad Hata bin Rasit (Dean of Faculty Medicine and Health Sciences), Dr. Massoud Ali of Language Academy of TUMS and Unimas academicians.
TUMS is the oldest and most well-known medical center in Iran, nationally as well as internationally. As one of the country’s top research universities, TUMS accepts applications from the most qualified students.
It also has the largest schools of medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, rehabilitation, allied medical sciences, public health, advanced technologies in medicine, nutritional sciences and dietetics, and nursing and midwifery in Iran as well as a virtual school.
Through this MoU, the two think tanks could foster better collaboration to improve academic and scholarly interactions amongst them, to promote and intensify the friendship and the mutual understanding between the people of the two countries in general and the two think tanks in particular.