Islamic University of Maldives (IUM)’s Chancellor Dr. Mohamed Shaheem Ali Saeed is currently on an official trip to Saudi Arabia, on invitation of the kingdom’s Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Dawah and Guidance.
According to IUM, Dr Shaheem is to visit five universities on his trip, including King Abdulaziz University (KAU), King Saud University, Islamic University of Madinah, and Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University. On his visits, the chancellor will discuss IUM with top officials of the Saudi academia.
In addition, Dr Shaheem will call on the Islamic Ministry, Ministry of Education, and the Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia.
IUM also recently signed an agreement with the Islamic University of Madinah, under which the latter will aid the Maldives Islamic University in various areas including research, training, scholarship opportunities and lecturer exchanges.