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PU, Iranian varsity sign MoU
PU, Iranian varsity sign MoU

LAHORE: (Wednesday, February 12, 2020): Punjab University and Isfahan University of Medical Sciences (IUMS), Iran have signed a memorandum of understanding to promote mutual cooperation in the fields of pharmacy and other scientific subjects. The MoU signing ceremony was held at Vice Chancellor’s office in which PU VC Prof Niaz Ahmad, Pro VC Prof Dr Muhammad Saleem Mazhar, IUMS Chancellor/President Prof Dr Tahereh Changiz, VC Isfahan University Prof Behrooz Kelidari, IUMS Director Information Affairs Prof Dr Hamid Mir Mohammad Sadeghi, IUMS Director International Medical Education Dr Marjan Mansourian Gharakoziou, PU Dean Faculty of Pharmacy Dr Nadeem Irfan Bukhari, Dr Khalid Hussain, Dr Atif Raza, Director External Linkages Dr Sobia Khuram and others were present on the occasion. Addressing the meeting, PU VC Prof Niaz Ahmad said that Pakistanis loved Iranian people. He said that a number of Iranian students were studying in PU and the administration was providing maximum facilities to them. He asked the PU faculty members to launch other such academic programs in which Iranian students were interested. He said that PU wanted to enhance relations with Iranian universities. IUMS Chancellor Dr Tahereh Changiz expressed her interest to launch joint research projects and publish joint research papers. She said that there was need to introduce new academic courses in pharmaceutical sciences with mutual cooperation. As per MoU, both the universities would exchange faculty members and students for sharing knowledge and experience of each others and organize other academic activities.