University of The Gambia (UTG) and the Malaysian University of Technology have
signed a memorandum of understanding that targets to create mutual benefit
between the two institutions of higher learning.
The signing of the agreement was held at the UTG law faculty and led by UTG vice Chancellor and Madam Ramzia Diab Ghanim; Gambia’s High Commissioner in Malaysia who signed on behalf of the Malaysian University. The agreement entails staff and student exchange visits, joint research publications, supervisions, scholarships and curriculum development.
Madam Diab Ghanim said the MOU will be a major booster to UTG partnership with a world ranked University, saying as UTG is part of growth and development, they hope to leverage the linkage for the benefit of Gambians. “This link will allow for rewarding exchanges in scholastic collaboration in scholarly publications, supervisions of PHD programmes and various other scholarship opportunities.”
Dr. Alieu Gibba, president of the UTG Staff Association said Gambian Ambassadors have been doing well in ensuring that the country’s only public university is supported in the areas of research, training and exchange of lecturers.
Professor Faqir Muhammad Anjum, Vice Chancellor of UTG underscored the importance of the partnership, expressing commitment to its implementation.