Foreign Agreement Between KDU and the National Institute of Sports and Tourism of Turkmenistan

The three other local higher education institutions at the signing ceremony with Turkmenistan were Management and Science of Malaysia (MSU),  University Kuala Lumpur (UniKL), and Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP). The three other local higher education institutions at the signing ceremony.
From left to right: Dato' Dr. Mazliham Mohd Su'ud - President of UniKL, Shanker Sathivellu - Deputy Vice-Chancellor of KDU UC, Professor Tan Sri Dato’ Wira Dr Mohd Shukri Ab Yajid – President of MSU, and Datuk Ir. Dr Abdul Rahim Hj Hashim – Vice Chancellor of UTP. Mr Shanker presenting a gift on behalf of KDU UC to Rector of NIST of Turkmenistan, Esen Aydogdyyev.
On 8 November 2016, KDU University College and the National Institute of Sports and Tourism (NIST) of Turkmenistan signed an agreement  to strengthen collaboration and mutual understanding between both institutions in the field of higher education, specialists training and scientific research for 5 years. The opportunity this collaboration brings comprises of KDU and NIST of Turkmenistan to include teaching, research, exchange of faculty members, exchange of students, participation into various scientific events and other areas for the benefit of both academic institutions.

The signing ceremony between KDU University College and NIST of Turkmenistan, held at the Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur was witnessed and represented by Deputy Vice-Chancellor – Administration of KDU University College, Shanker Sathivellu and Rector of the International University for the Humanities and Development (Turkmenistan), Esen Aydogdyyev.

We wish the collaboration every success and look forward to the many exciting and mutually beneficial opportunities both institutions will bring for all stakeholders. This serves another step towards realizing both KDU’s vision and mission to be the premier learning organisation that sparks curiosity, inspires success, and promotes responsibility and to create a community in which learning, teaching, research and publication are encouraged, enabled, and enjoyed.