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Syrian, Iranian talks to enhance scientific cooperation

Damascus,(ST)-The session of discussions held today at Damascus University, chaired by Dr. Muhammad Yasar Abdeen, Rector of Damascus university, and Dr. Muhammad Reza Hajjian, director of “Deepening and Consolidating popular relations between Syria and Iran Project”, focused on the scientific cooperation relations between Damascus University and Iranian universities in the field of political and economic sciences, administration and law.

The discussions  dealt with student exchange mechanisms, joint scientific research, scientific agreements signed between the two sides ,discussing ways of cooperation and joint supervision of masters and doctoral theses.

Dr. Abdin affirmed the university’s readiness to network with the Iranian side in the fields of law, political, administrative and economic sciences, given the importance of these specializations in the progress and development of institutions in any country.

In turn, Dr. Hajian expressed the Iranian side’s desire to expand cooperation with the University of Damascus and support it in the field of offering scholarships to graduate students and contribute to qualifying teachers with specializations.

The session was attended by professors and researchers from the faculties of law, political and economic sciences in a number of Iranian universities, the University of Damascus, and the university's vice rector for scientific affairs and postgraduate studies.

Haifaa Mafalani