A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Department of Media Studies and Journalism (MSJ), United International University (UIU), and South Asia Center for Media in Development (SACMID)yesterday at UIU Campus, United City, Madani Avenue, Dhaka- 1212.
Prof. Dr. Md. AbulKashem Mia,Vice Chancellor of UIU was present as the Chief Guest in the signing ceremony. While Professor Emeritus Dr. M. Rezwan Khan, The Executive Director of IAR, UIU, Mr. Md. Abdul Moqaddem, Treasurer of UIU, Prof. Dr. HamidulHuq, Dean, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, UIU and Dr. Md. Zulfiqur Rahman, Registrar of UIU were present in the ceremony.
Dr. Sheikh Shafiul Islam, Head, Dept. of MSJ, UIU and Mr. Syed KamrulHasan, Deputy Director, SACMIDsigned the MoU on behalf of their respective organizations. The dean, heads of different departments, directors, faculty members and high officials were present in the program.
The Chief Guest Prof. Dr. AbulKashem Mia said that, stressed fostering partnerships between the professional bodies and academia in the fields of media and communication research, training and advocacy. He also expressed this partnership would facilitate shaping the future of the media industry.
The signing ceremony an optimistic outlook toward the future, as the collaboration promises to usher in a new era of innovation, research, and academic excellence in the field of media studies and journalism at UIU.