On Monday morning, 08/08/2022, a joint cooperation agreement was signed between the University of Science and Technology - Aden and the University of Islamic Sciences Malaysia. The signing session was attended by the Acting President of the University, Prof. Dr.. Abdul-Ghani Hamid Ahmed, and Assistant President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Muammar Al-Qutibi, Assistant President for Student Affairs, Dr. Mounir Al-Abadi. The signing was also attended by the University of Islamic Sciences Malaysia, Tansri A. Dr.. Sharaf Al-Din Muhammad Shaarani, Vice President of the University, Prof. Dr.. Mohamed Radhi Ibrahim, Vice President for Academic and International Affairs, and Prof. Dr.. Muhammad Yahya Muhammad Arefin, Assistant Vice President for International Affairs and Strategic Planning, Dr. Asmadi Haris, Assistant Vice President for Financial Affairs, Tuan Haji Muhammad Sofi, Director of the International Center.
In his speech, the Acting President of the University touched on the distinguished relations that link the Yemeni University of Science and Technology with Malaysian universities through various international programs, recognizing the importance of academic partnerships with distinguished universities regionally and globally, praising previous experiences with many well-known Malaysian universities, expressing the university's aspiration through this cooperation. To provide academic and research opportunities for students in Yemen, in a way that contributes to creating a research and scientific movement that will benefit society, Yemen and the region.
For his part, A. Dr.. Sharaf al-Din Muhammad Shaarani, Vice President of the Islamic University of Malaysia, stressed the importance of signing such agreements, and strengthening such partnerships with a scientific and academic dimension because of their impact on societies and development, praising the initiative of the Yemeni University of Science and Technology, and stressing the university's keenness to open up to other countries and societies, Especially in the context of societies close in culture and orientation.
The agreement focused on the implementation of several postgraduate programs (Master's and PhD) in many different disciplines offered by the university.