Iqbal International Institute for Research & Dialogue (IRD) of International Islamic University (IIU) and Karakoram International University (KIU) inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to cooperate with each other in the promotion of education.

According to the MoU, both universities will cooperate in the field of training and capacity building of youth and other professionals in the fields of Social Sciences, Islamic Studies, law, economics, teaching, education and community work to promote peace, tolerance, harmony, unity, intra-faith dialogues and counter-narrative to reduce conflicts in the society.

The signing ceremony hosted by IRD was held at KIU. On behalf of IRD, Prof. Dr. Masoom Yasinzai, Rector, IIUI while Prof. Dr. Attaullah Shah, Vice-Chancellor, KIU signed the MoU.

In pursuance of MoU, the IRD & BKU would jointly explore new avenues particularly in the areas of publications, research and training. The MoU would pave the way to mutual cooperation, exchange of material and literature and joint conferences and seminars.

The ceremony was also attended by Dr. Husnul Amin, Executive Director-IRD, Dr. Tasawar Baig, Dean, FSS, KIU, Director ORIC KIU, Prof. Dr. Mushtaq Ahmad Director ORIC, IIUI, Dr. Sadia, Chairperson, Department of IR, KIU and other officials.

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