Delegation from University of Malaysia Perlis Visits Khazar University

On November 22, 2017, academic and administrative staff and students from University of Malaysia Perlis visited Neftchilar campus of Khazar University.

The main purposes of the event were to establish cooperation between the two universities, to sign a memorandum of understanding and to provide the meeting of the student-leaders of both universities. Mr. Dato’ Roslan Tan Sri Abdul Rahman, Ambassador of Malaysia to Azerbaijan; Mrs. Azri Hazwani Abdul Aziz, the First Secretary of the Embassy; Movlana Mamedzadeh, the translator of the Ambassador; Mr. Tuanku Syed Faizuddin Putra Ibni Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Jamalullail, prince of Perlis state and the rector of Perlis University; academic and administrative staff and students of the university participated at the meeting coordinated by the International Relations Department. The meeting was also attended by Dr. Hasan Niknafs, Rector of the University; Professor Mahammad Nuriyev, Vice Rector for Academic Affairs; Irada Khalilova, Vice Rector for Research; Alovsat Amirbeyli, Director for Public Relations and Media; personnel of the Department of International Relations, academic and administrative staff, faculty members and students of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Sciences of Khazar University.

The event was opened by Turan Jafarova, Director of the International Relations Department. She reviewed the agenda of the event and gave the floor to Dr. Hasan Niknafs, Rector of Khazar University, to welcome the guests. The Rector welcomed the guests, highlighted the importance of the meeting and spoke about future cooperation plans between the two universities. Then the floor was given to Mr. Tuanku Syed Faizuddin Putra Ibni Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Jamalullail, prince of Perlis state and rector of Perlis University. The rector of the Perlis University in Malaysia conveyed his best wishes to Khazar University and expressed his gratitude for the high level of organization of the event and noted that this event is of great importance for the development of the two universities. Mr. Dato’ Roslan Tan Sri Abdul Rahman, Ambassador of Malaysia to Azerbaijan, spoke about the Embassy's cooperation with Khazar University in the field of education. The ambassador emphasized that Perlis University is one of the leading universities in Malaysia in the field of engineering, and noted that he will support the establishment of cooperation with other Malaysian universities in the future.

Representatives from both universities made presentations about their universities at the event. The presentations were followed by a question and answer session to exchange views and answer questions of participants from both universities. After the discussion, a memorandum of understanding was signed between the universities.

After a short tea break, the event continued with the speeches of students from two universities. The students from Perlis University in Malaysia expressed satisfaction with this visit and noted that thanks to it they made new friends. Local and international students of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Sciences of Khazar University shared their impressions as well.

At the end of the event, memorable presents were given to the management and students of the University of Perlis at Khazar University. The guests also presented memorable gifts to the management of Khazar University.

Then an excursion was arranged for the guests at Khazar University's Neftchilar campus. During the excursion, guests were introduced to the library, cultural centre, computer centres and laboratories of Khazar University.