USTM Signs MoUs with Turkish
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.