A five-member delegation of the Civil Service Commission of Maldives visited the Allama Iqbal Open University on Monday and discussed the possibility of having bilateral cooperation in the academic sector.
The delegation was headed by President of the Civil Service Commission, Dr Ali Shameem had a meeting with the heads of the university’s academic and services departments. Both sides discussed ways and means to promote mutually beneficial cooperative partnership.
Further discussions took place with the Registrar, Dr Zaigham Qadeer on how the two sides would develop long-standing cooperation in various sectors of education. He further stated that the AIOU was a unique university, as it was first in Asia, catering the educational needs of more than 1.4 million.
Both sides gave detailed presentations about the status and standing of their respective institutions. Earlier, Dr Zahid Majeed, director international collaboration and exchange office, briefed the delegation about growing cooperation of the AIOU with various regional and international educational institutions. The delegation also visited various departments and took a keen interest in their learning practices and mode of education.