Iran, Syria sign MoU for aca­demic co­op­er­a­tion

BioSpectrum (Asia) - - Academics News -

Syria and Iran have inked a Me­moran­dum of Un­der­stand­ing (MoU) for in­creas­ing co­op­er­a­tion in the field of higher ed­u­ca­tion and sci­en­tific re­search. The Memo was signed re­cently in Tehran by Syr­ian Min­is­ter of Higher Ed­u­ca­tion Dr Atef Nadaf and Ira­nian Deputy Min­is­ter of Health, and Ira­nian Deputy Health Min­is­ter for Ed­u­ca­tion Bagher Lar­i­jani, in the pres­ence of Syria’s Am­bas­sador to Iran Ad­nan Mah­moud. The MoU in­cludes co­op­er­a­tion in the field of sup­port­ing twin­ship agree­ments in ac­cor­dance with the reg­u­la­tions in force in both coun­tries and the ex­change of univer­sity stu­dents, re­searchers and pro­fes­sors to par­tic­i­pate in sci­en­tific and med­i­cal ac­tiv­i­ties in both coun­tries. It also pro­vides for en­hanc­ing co­op­er­a­tion in med­i­cal fields and train­ing in var­i­ous med­i­cal and phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal spe­cial­iza­tions such as, neu­ro­surgery, or­tho­pe­dic and car­di­ol­ogy and women surgery, liver trans­plan­ta­tion, bio­med­i­cal sci­ences, stem cells and laser tech­nol­ogy. Con­tri­bu­tion in re­build­ing Syr­ian ed­u­ca­tional in­sti­tu­tions, hos­pi­tals and uni­ver­si­ties and grant­ing schol­ar­ships which would meet the needs of the Syr­ian Min­istry of Higher Ed­u­ca­tion in the Masters and PhD were also in­cluded in the MoU.

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