In this meeting Dr. Najafi and Dr. Zamani had talks about holding the CINVU general Assembly hosted by Payame Noor University on September 24, 2018 citing that the CINVU offers an exceptional opportunity for our national universities to develop and expand. Dr. Zamani expressed his delight by ongoing activities by CINVU and promised full support for its general assembly holding reaching its objectives. As of now more than 15 countries have registered to attend the CINVU General assembly on Sep. 24, 2018.
In this meeting, while introducing network capacities, Mr. Sadoogh was invited to attend the General Assembly on September 24, 2018 and to join the network. Dr. Sadooq also expressed his happiness with the membership in the network and full cooperation in achieving its goals, he described the network as an important opportunity in advancement of scientific and technological goals of the Islamic world.
In this meeting Dr. Karim Najafi, while introducing network capacities in various fields, highlighted the important points building the capabilities of national virtual universities for effective communication with virtual universities in the world of Islam and other leading countries in order to create a platform to attract students and provide services to students, professors, researchers and universities. He added, universities with capacities like what Payame Noor has such as Tehran, Tarbiat Modares, Sharif, Amir Kabir, Shahid Beheshti, Almustafa, Jundishapour and other universities could be considered as our national focal points in this network to make strategic connections with virtual universities in the world of Islam in field of intelligent technologies. Dr. Sheikh Attar in return, presented a report on activities in the field of virtual education at Islamic Azad University and announced that IAU is ready to join this network and to participate in its various projects. It is noteworthy that Islamic Azad University with its 400 virtual courses and several international branches is among the leading universities in the Islamic Republic of Iran.