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Iran, Tunisia Varsities Sign MoU

Iran, Tunisia Varsities Sign MoUIran, Tunisia Varsities Sign MoU

During the first session of a series of meetings planned for representatives of leading universities of the Muslim world, a memorandum of cooperation was signed between Al-Zaytoonah University of Tunisia and the Iranian University of Islamic Sects.

The session was organized and hosted by the Iranian university, according to IQNA.

It was attended by Chancellor of Al-Zaytoonah University, as well as officials from six Iranian universities and academic centers including the University of Qom, University of Religions and Denominations, Al-Mustafa International University, University of Qur’anic Sciences, Hawza and University Research Center and Research Center of Islamic Sciences and Thought.

The participants discussed important issues in the Muslim world such as the approaches to be taken to stop extremism and Takfiri movements. The memorandum includes seven chapters and 30 articles covering various fields of education, research, teacher and student exchanges, and joint activities to fight religious extremism.

The Al-Zaytoonah is one of the oldest Islamic and Arab universities founded in 734 AD. Having various religious, theological, historical, civilization and Islamic research centers, the Tunisian university is considered one of the most important universities in the Islamic world.