On March 6, 2018, a meeting with the representatives of the Islamic University of Malang (UNISMA) took place at Neftchiler campus of Khazar University.
Established in 1981, UNISMA is a higher education institution under the Ministry of Research and Technology of the Republic of Indonesia and the Ministry of Religious Affairs that offers various programs in its ten faculties.
The meeting was organized on the initiative of Dr. H. Husnan Bey Fananie, Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to Azerbaijan and aimed at strengthening ties between higher education institutions of the two countries. Participants of the meeting included Prof. Dr. H. Masykuri Bakri, Rector of UNISMA, Prof. Dr. H. Junaidi Mistar, Vice-Rector for Academic and Collaboration Affairs and Mr. Imam Wahyudi Karimullah, Head of Collaboration Division. The Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia was represented by the Ambassador Dr. H. Husnan Bey Fananie, First Secretary Ms. Anggraeni Widiastuti, and translator Ms. Parvana Karimova.
Khazar University participants included Dr. Hassan Niknafs, Rector, Prof. Mahammad Nuriyev, Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs and Ms. Turan Jafarova, Director of International Affairs.
The meeting started with presentations of both universities and discussion of the areas of mutually beneficial partnership. Promotional materials and gifts were exchanged. A Memorandum of Understanding was signed at the end of the meeting.