Universiti Utara Malaysia delegation calls on UGC Chairman
A three-member delegation from Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), called on University Grants Commission of Bangladesh Chairman Professor Abdul Mannan at UGC on 02 April 2019. Professor Dr. Yusnidah bt. Ibrahim, Deputy Vice-Chancellor of UUM led the delegation.
They discussed various aspects of higher education including providing assistance to the Bangladeshi students and researchers. The UUM will also give education exchange programme and a tuition waiver for the Bangladeshi students.
Professor Yusnidah Ibrahim said her university is eager to work closely with the universities of Bangladesh and sought cooperation from UGC.
UGC Chairman Professor Mannan assured the delegation of extending necessary cooperation in this regard. He said UGC always focus on skill and job oriented education. Their call (UUM) will pave the way for creating mid level managers in the country.
A total of 59 Bangladeshi students are enrolled in UUM, the eminent management university. The Universiti Utara Malaysia’s position in the QS World University Ranking is 128th in Asia.
Professor Dr. Mohammad Yousuf Ali Mollah, Professor Dr. Dil Afroza Begum, Professor Dr. Md. Akhtar Hossain, Members, UGC; Dr. Md. Khaled, Secretary, Dr. Shamsul Arefin, Director, Public Relations and Right to Information Division, Jesmin Pervin, Additional Director, ICC of UGC were present.
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