UM ONLINE: Morocco, 11 February – Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), represented by the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak, sealed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of Hassan II De Casablanca, yesterday.
The University of Hassan II De Casablanca was represented by its President, Prof. Idriss Mansouri, who signed the MoU on its behalf. The signing was witnessed by Dato' Jamal Hassan, the Malaysian Ambassador to Morocco.
The MoU is aimed at fostering collaborative engagement between the two institutions in a range of areas, specifically Islamic Banking and Finance and the concerns of the World Association of Business Schools in Islamic Countries (WAiBS), as well as research and student exchange programmes.
With a total student population of 100,000 and a presence in the field since 1975, the University of Hassan II De Casablanca ranks as the 3rd best university in Morocco and the 15th best on the African continent in the QS African University Rankings.
Also present at the signing ceremony were the Dean of the Islamic Business School (IBS), UUM, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Asmadi Mohamed Naim, and the Director of the CIAC, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohamad Farizal Rajemi.
The Vice-Chancellor is in Morocco to attend the Conference of Presidents, Rectors, and Vice-Chancellors of the Universities of the Islamic world.
Translated by Nur Ida Faradilla binti Aziz
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