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USTM Signs MoUs
with Turkish Universities
GUWAHATI, 7 July
2018: A four member delegation from four Indian
Universities, including the University of Science & Technology
Meghalaya (USTM), Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Aligarh
Muslim University (AMU) and Jamia Millia Islamia (JMU) from New
Delhi have left for Turkey to develop academic collaboration
with several front ranking Turkish universities and sign
Memorandum of Understanding with them. Besides Mahbubul Hoque,
the Chancellor of USTM, Prof Gous Mashkoor Khan from JNU, Prof
Suhail Sabir from AMU and Prof Mohd Akhtar Siddiqui from JMI are
representing USTM for signing of the MoUs.
The universities with whom USTM is signing MoUs in the next few
days include: Uskudar University, Istanbul; Fatih Sultan Mehmet
University, Istanbul; Selcuk University, Konya. Several high
level meetings have also been organized during the visit
including the meeting with the President of Yunus Emre
Institute, Ankara, Government of Turkey and meeting with the
President of the Council of Higher Education (Turkish:
Yükseköğretim Kurulu, YÖK, equivalent to UGC) where there will
be brainstorming discussion on promotion of education and
research through mutual collaborations.
“This is one step forward in our journey towards achieving
Mission Gold, i.e., making the University World Class by 2030.
This is going to be a new addition to USTM’s International
collaborations after Arizona State University, USA; Dhaka
University, Bangladesh; University of Sharjah, UAE”, said
Chancellor M Hoque. USTM has been working in the field of
scientific research in collaboration with other institutions of
national and international repute.