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Hyderabad: Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) added another feather in its cap by entering into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Al-Mustafa International University (MIU), Iran. This is first academic collaboration by MANUU on an international level. Al Mustafa International University, Qum, (Iran) is an International Academic, Islamic and University-style seminary institute established in 1979. It has international branches and affiliate schools. The MoU was signed by Dr. M.A. Sikandar, Registrar, MANUU, and Dr. Mohammad Reza Saleh, Chief Representative of MIU in the presence of Dr. Mohammad Aslam Parvaiz, Vice-Chancellor, MANUU and Prof. Ali Abbasi, and Dr. Hameed Jazaeri, Registrar of MIU. Collaboration between the two institutions will envisage research in the field of Humanities, Culture, History, Persian, Arabic, Urdu languages and literature, Management, Mass Communication, Islamic Studies etc.; Provision for scholarship at Masters and Doctorate level for the Scholars of MANUU; Establishment of Chair of Eminent scholars/students; Exchange of Scholars; International Seminars, Conferences and Symposia. MIU will also extend cooperation and support to establish QuliQutub Shah Chair at MANUU so as to identify joint projects to work upon.