Brunei, India Islamic varsities sign MoU for cooperation
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN
UNIVERSITI Islam Sultan Sharif Ali (UNISSA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) yesterday with Universiti Islam Darul Huda (DHIU), Kerala, India.
The signing of the MoU confirmed the cooperation between UNISSA and DHIU, stated UNISSA.
In addition, the signing is recognition that UNISSA is comparable with international Islamic universities that have been established and working with the DHIU.
DHIU’s Vice Chancellor Dr Bahaudden Muhammed Nadwi visited UNISSA yesterday morning after attending the International Conference on Islam in the Malay World (ICON IMAD VI 2016).
The Vice Chancellor was welcomed by UNISSA’s Rector Dr Hj Norarfan Hj Zainal.
The visit was to review opportunities for collaboration and strategic cooperation in the field of education, especially in the field of Islamic studies.
Dr Bahaudden Muhammed said DHIU is an institution which provides a combination of academic education and the knowledge of modern Islam.
He said this is done through a rigorous system, ongoing training and a good scholarship, for the purpose of better understanding of Islamic culture and civilisation.
He said the DHIU is also committed to educating and producing expertise, professional skills, intellectual, knowledge-based Islamic tradition and speaks to the modern critical ideas and cultural currents that shape human understanding of the world.
“UNISSA has appeal and platform for the advancement of academic excellence, research and publication of Islam. This meeting is a promotion of productive dialogue among academics on the issues in the Islamic world.”
The two universities hope to have cooperation that can raise the quality level of Muslims not just in the field of Islamic knowledge but can also be applied in other fields.
The Brunei Times