ALOR SETAR July 10 I The Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in collaboration with Al Bukhary International University (AIU) in an effort to formally strengthen bilateral relations to carry out various academic and research collaborations.
The MoU ceremony was signed by the Vice-Chancellor of UMK, Prof. Dato’ Ts. Dr. Noor Azizi Ismail while the AIU was represented by its Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dato’ Dr. Abd. Aziz Tajuddin was held at the Foyer of the AIU Chancellery Building, Alor Setar, Kedah, on 9 July 2020.
Also present Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation), Prof. Ts. Dr. Arham Abdullah and AIU Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation), Prof. Ir. Dr. Rizalafande Che Ismail.
According to Prof. Dato’ Ts. Dr. Noor Azizi, this MoU is as an effort to preserve the cooperation between UMK and AIU more seriously to produce joint work with the purpose of collaboration in various fields.
He said this is related to cooperation in research, poverty management, enterprise and social entrepreneurship as well as social business.
“This collaboration is significant as we have many similarities, especially in relation to entrepreneurship and social business”.
“I believe this collaboration will have a great impact not only on UMK and AIU, but also on the community in need,” he said.
He believes this effort will benefit all parties, especially students and lecturers in both Universities.
“I remember the words of the President of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Rafael Reif, when he was asked the secret of MIT’s success and he only answered with one word, which is COLLABORATION.
“As such, the UMK is very pleased with the way this collaboration has been to achieve the goals agreed upon by creating a more organized workforce.
“UMK would like to thank AIU for signing the MoU with UMK,” he said. By I Corporate Communication Centre