Forging new ties

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Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali (UNISSA) inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Jamiah Ashrafia in Pakistan yesterday.

The MoU was aimed at establishing strategic cooperation online amid the current COVID-19 situation.

Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali Rector Dr Haji Norarfan bin Haji Zainal and Jamiah Ashrafia Chancellor Hafiz Fazal Ur-Rahim signed the document.

The signing ceremony began with a recitation of Al-Quran verses from both universities’ representatives.

UNISSA was represented by Muhammad Firdaus bin Haji Sait while Jamiah Ashrafia was represented by Muhammad Saeed Ahmad Anayatullah.

The Jamiah Ashrafia chancellor gave a briefing on the institution and hoped that the MoU will become a platform to disseminate Islamic eminence. Meanwhile, the UNISSA rector expressed gratitude for the trust placed on the institution and looked forward to collaboration, including research, student exchange and publications.

ABOVE & BELOW: Jamiah Ashrafia Chancellor Hafiz Fazal Ur-Rahim; and Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali Rector Dr Haji Norarfan bin Haji Zainal sign the memorandum of understanding via Zoom. PHOTOS: UNISSA