The Islamic World Science Citation Center and D8 Countries Discuss Expansion of Cooperation
On the visit of Dr Dato’ Ku Jaafar Ku Shaari, director of the Secretariat of D-8 Technology Transfer and Exchange Network (D-8 TTEN), to the Islamic World Science Citation Center (ISC), the two sides discussed implementation of the previously signed MoU.
In line with this, Dr Dehghani, director of the ISC elaborated on the establishment of a suitable and sustainable infrastructure for the ‘quality enhancement of science and technology’, ‘defining the cooperation roadmap’, and ‘transfer of the required information’ between ISC and the member countries of D8.
Emphasizing on the importance of sustaining such cooperation, Dr Dato’ Ku Jaafar Ku Shaari referred to the positive impact of previous cooperation such as establishment of TTEN at the ST Park at University of Tehran, and D8 international university in Hamedan, and welcomed cooperation with ISC. He noted the importance of consulting such ideas with other member states, for a better realization of existing and future potentials.
Moreover, relevant comments and priorities were highlighted by representative of member states, where the participants agreed with the overall proposals made by the ISC and on establishment of a regional ISC office in the D8 the Istanbul headquarter.