Prof. Eisa Bashier Mohamed, vice chancellor of Sudan University of Science and Technology (SUST), met in his office at the main campus with H.E. Mohamad Razdan Jamil, the Ambassador of the State of Malaysia in Khartoum, accompanied by Magdi Abdallah, the counselor from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
From the University's side, the meeting included Prof. Abdel-Azim Suleiman Al-Mahal, deputy Vice Chancellor of the University and Dr. Awadallah Tayfour Ali, principal of the University, Dr. Abuelgassim Gor Hamid from the Institute of Studies and Culture of Peace, Dr. Mohamad Al-Majzoub, Dean of the College of Fine and Applied Arts, and Dr. Huda Osman, Director of Public Relations and Media, and Dr. Mariam Abbas, Director of External Relations.
The vice chancellor welcomed the Ambassador’s visit, stressing that it will have a good and significant impact on the exchange of cultures, research and scientific experiences. The meeting discussed the progress of the procedures that would help in signing a memorandum of understanding between the SUST and UCSI University of Malaysia.
The meeting also discussed the possibility of organizing workshops to reflect the traditional Malaysian culture in Malaysia’s celebration of the upcoming National Day, arranged by the Sudan University. In this regard, as a first sign of cooperation and interaction between the two parties, Prof. Eisa confirmed the university's readiness, as it involves the colleges of Fine and Applied Art, Music and Drama and the Institute for Studies and Culture of Peace.
H.E. Mohamad Razdan Jamil, the Ambassador of the State of Malaysia in Khartoum, expressed his ambition to accomplish many activities that contribute to the consolidation of relations with Sudan University, such as conducting joint research in various fields, especially in the issue of climate change and its promotion and confirmation of the culture that Sudan is the country of the Nile.
Prof. Eisa welcomed and thanked the Ambassador for his initiative to visit SUST and stressed Sudan University's readiness to cooperate with Malaysian universities in various fields.
Dr. Mariam Abbas, Director of External Relations, gave a detailed presentation on the University, its stages of development, its inclusion of 25 colleges, its inclusion of more than 60000 students at various levels of undergraduate and postgraduate.