Iqbal International Institute for Research & Dialogue (IRD), IIUI, and University of Balochistan (UoB) inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to cooperate with each other in the promotion of education, 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 was held at UoB, Quetta. On behalf of IRD, Prof. Dr. Masoom Yasinzai, Rector, IIUI while Dr. Shafiq-ur-Rehman, Vice-Chancellor, UoB signed the MoU.
In pursuance of MoU, the IRD & UoB 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 the Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, UoB, Dean, Faculty of Education and Humanities, UoB, and other officials.