Following the OIC (Organization of Islamic Cooperation) Charter, expressing the necessity of cooperation between the Member States, and according to the Article 15 of Resolution of the 14th General Assembly Meeting of COMSTECH (Committee on Scientific and Technological Cooperation) held on 11th - 13th January 2011 at Islamabad, Islamic Republic of Pakistan and in order to strengthen the relationship and to improve the scientific, educational, academic research and technological collaborations among the Islamic countries, the COMSTECH Inter-Islamic Network on Virtual Universities (CINVU) was suggested to be established to support the educational and research networks based on ICT technology and knowledge engineering, promoting joint venture and collaboration culture and expedition of cooperation and sympathy among entrepreneurs and Muslim scientists, scholars, students and researches of Islamic countries through laying the required groundwork.
The Government of Islamic Republic of Iran as the Host Country of the CINVU has accepted to provide the required administrative, financial and scientific support to make CINVU a viable and successful institution of the COMSTECH.
Secretary General of CINVU Dr. Karim Najafi Barzegar tuesday morning traveled to capital of Pakistan, Islamabad to attend an important meeting on 14th and 15th of january 2020 by official invitation of The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and Standing Committee on Scientific and Technological Cooperation (COMSTECH).
The First General Assembly of the Network, was held on September 2, 2018, in which representatives of 18 countries attended the forum, which, thanks to God, was invisible at very little time and in spite of the crisis of currency fluctuations, the assembly was held. Output was the adoption of the letter of credit and the membership of domestic and foreign Virtual Universities in this Network; Dr. Karim Najafi was also appointed General Secretary of the Network; Dr. Ali Karimi, the director of the institute as strategic assistant and chairman of the network secretariat, and Dr. Ali Najafi Barzegar, were appointed as the deputy director of communications and cooperation in this network; Also, Hojatoleslam Amir-Amirgan, a member of the Board of the Strategic Council of the Institute, was also appointed as advisor to the clergy and the provincial centers.
The Virtual Universities of the World of Islam, called CINVU, is one of the networks of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OIC), the Committees of Scientific and Technological Cooperation (COMSTECH). Hosting CINVU network with the Islamic Republic of Iran. The network, which is an important and rich base for the promotion and development of universal education in the Islamic world, is working to realize justice in the field of knowledge and thought by deepening and consolidating the lessons learned. Students, professors, universities, and elites through this network can offer educational, research, cultural and skillful capabilities in line with their interests in different fields of science.
The second General Assembly of the Virtual Universities Network of the Islamic World and the first Executive Board together with the Exhibition of Virtual Universities of the Islamic World attended by heads and representatives of the Virtual Universities of the countries with the aim of research and development in the exchange of scientific experiences through cooperation around the world and creating a field. Co-operation between universities of the Islamic world took place on October 6-8, 2019, at the Central Organization of Payame Noor University. The following are some of the remarks of the heads of the Universities of the Islamic World and the Honorable Scientific, Cultural and Social Vice President of the Program and Budget Organization: The Honorable Dr. Pour Asghari, Vice President of Scientific, Cultural and Social Program and Budget Organization, thanked for attending the Second Assembly of Virtual Universities of the Islamic World. Islam and the messenger of peace and friendship between them. His Excellency
Professor Zia Al-Quim from Pakistan talked about the 5th Century, which is the century of science and technology, and about the plans of the University of Pakistan preparing a virtual education system for students living in or outside Pakistan. To provide easy access to online or distance learning classes, they also welcomed respected colleagues at the forum to collaborate on virtual education research. His Excellency.
Prof. Salim Mazaher, from Pakistan, also continued his emphasis on the cooperation of the universities of the Islamic world in the field of virtual education. His Excellency Professor Ostad announced the readiness of the Virtual Medical University to provide the necessary facilities and documentation to work with other Virtual Medical Universities.
Dr. Hashemi also expressed satisfaction with the presence of the Modarres College in this forum.
Ms. Rajaee from Sistan and Baluchestan University announced her readiness to cooperate and carry out joint projects with neighboring countries including Afghanistan, Pakistan and Oman.
Dr. Fatemi of the University of Tehran spoke about the needs and shoulders of virtual education and the responsibility of this university for these shoulds and shoulders and welcomed the achievement of a common conclusion about virtual education in this forum.
According to the Public Relations Department of the University of Sistan and Baluchestan, Dr. Rezaei, the university chairman expressed his pleasure in joining the network and the impact of the network's activities on cooperation among Islamic countries, said: Sistan and Baluchestan University has the best opportunity to attract students from neighboring countries, including Afghanistan and Pakistan, especially in postgraduate education. He pointed out that the first step in this direction is to increase virtual university courses. Dr. Najafi, secretary-general of the network of virtual universities of the Islamic world, went on to introduce the network of virtual universities of Islamic world. He referred to the network of Virtual Universities of the Islamic World, shortly called CINVU, as one of the networks of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Cooperation of Iran's Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (COMSTECH). He said hosting the CINVU network with the Islamic Republic of Iran, and this network, which is an important and rich base for the promotion and development of universal Higher Education in the Islamic world, is working to achieve justice in the field of knowledge and thought by deepening and learning the lessons. He added: "Given the brilliant history of the University of Sistan and Baluchestan and the geographical location of this province in the immediate vicinity of the two Islamic countries of Afghanistan and Pakistan, this university has the conditions to join the network and benefit from the attraction and exchange of students to The virtual face of the universities of this network. Dr Ghassemi, director of international relations at the University, also emphasized the success of the University of Sistan and Baluchestan in the last year to attract Afghan students to a positive view of the network membership, and noted that very productive and useful activities and programs can be used for this. The network is considered. Dr. Rajaee, the head of the university's e-learning center, also introduced questions about the goals and methods of implementing the cooperation with the network by introducing the courses and services provided by the university's e-learning center. In the end, Dr. Najafi presented the network's articles of association and written report of the activities of the last year to Dr. Rezaei, the head of the University of Sistan and Baluchestan.
Presence of the Managing Director of Muslim Assemblies in the Office of the Network of Virtual Universities of Islamic World and meeting with the Secretary General of the network; Mr. Karim Najafi Dr Fouad Izadi, Managing Director of the Islamic Muslim Assemblies Association, acknowledged the network's capacities, enriched the activities of the network of virtual universities of the Islamic world with the Muslim Assembly of the Islamic World, said one of the most important steps to advance the scientific and technological goals of the Islamic world. And described the activities that took place over the course of one year as important and strategic. A memorandum of cooperation between this assembly and the network is also to be concluded.
Meeting with the Secretary General of the Virtual Universities of Islamic World Network Dr. Najafi Barzegar and the delegation with Mr. Zarif Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran; In this meeting Dr. Najafi, Director General of the Virtual Universities of Islamic World Network, introduced and presented a report on the important activities of the network, its important and influential capacities in the elite community in order to realize scientific and technological diplomacy in the Islamic world and communications. Effective and synergistic between Islamic dragons and referred to the role of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Center for Scientific and International Cooperation of the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology in the Islamic Republic of Iran to facilitate the communication process in holding the General Assembly of the Network and activating capacities for Other strategic communications in this network are appreciated. Undersecretary of State Dr. Zarif also appreciated the activities of this network in fulfilling their missions, activating opportunities in the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, as well as synchronizing the related centers in the State Department, and supporting the activities of this network Has highlighted the priorities of the Islamic Republic of Iran as the host of the network for the development of higher education and smart technologies in the Islamic world and considered the effectiveness of this network in other communications and interactions between countries and considered the Mustafa World Prize as an example of these influences. They read. Subsequently, network deputies and the State Department have taken steps to take advantage of each other's capacities. It is worth noting that the second general assembly of the network of virtual universities of the Islamic world, along with the latest exhibitions of virtual universities, will be held in Tehran from 6th to 8th of October, 2019 at Payam Noor University as the main member of this network and the leading provider of virtual education.
Meeting of the Secretary General of the Virtual Universities Network of the Islamic World affiliated with the Organization of Islamic Cooperation with Dr. Haddad Adel, Honorable Chairman of the Persian Academy of Literature and Saadi Foundation as well as Professor Nasiri the Honorable Secretary of the Academy; Virtualization of the Islamic World was presented and it was decided to use the capacity of Saadi Foundation professors to promote the Persian language virtual in Islamic Universities of the Islamic World in the form of a memorandum. After hearing a detailed report on the activities of the network in the past year, he also highlighted the measures taken and announced the readiness of the Academy of Language and Literature for joint scientific and cultural cooperation.
Meeting with the secretary-general of the Virtual Network of Islamic Universities and the delegation with the Supreme Leader Scholar Akhtari, Secretary-General of the World Assembly of the Ahl al-Bayt; During this visit, while presenting a report on network activities over the past year, the capacities of this network and the ways of interaction and cooperation with Ahl al-Bayt University were discussed. Ayatollah Akhtari, while celebrating the successful operation of the network, described the capacities of the complex as very rich and incomplete, and considered it necessary to use the maximum opportunities available in the network for the promotion of science and technology in the Muslim world. The University of Ahl al-Bayt is also a member of this network.
Meeting with the Honorable Dr. Pour Asghari, Vice President for Scientific, Cultural and Social Affairs of the State Program and Budget Organization and Ms. Dr. Arbabi, Deputy Director of Management Development and Resources of the Organization; Presenting the capacity of the Virtual Universities Network of the Islamic World and pointing to its strategic role in creating added value in the fields of science, technology, culture and economics in the country and in the Islamic world, It needs to be done between the organization and the network. Dr. Pour Asghari also praised the network's activities and described it as an important international organization in the field of intelligent science and technology. Also in a decree, Dr. Pour Asghari was appointed as a member of the Cultural and Social Committee of the Network Strategic Council.The meeting highlighted the role of Payam-e-Noor University as a leading university in the field of virtualization and an important member of the network.
University of Ahl al-Bayt membership in the Network of Virtual Universities of Islamic World; Scholar Vali Muslim Dear Mr. Dr. Mirahmadi, Head of the University of Ahl al-Bayt, this morning, he was introduced as a new member of the network by attending the office of the Virtual Universities of the Islamic World Network and visiting the network's general secretary Dr. Karim Najafi Barzegar. In this meeting, Dr. Najafi, while explaining the strategic plans and unmatched capacities of the network and the importance of publishing the living culture of the Ahlul-Bayt in the Muslim world, connect universities to other universities to exchange professors, students and disciplines and resources. Courses were announced in a virtual way, and the major opportunities for the network were set up to form a virtual unit at the university. Dr. Mirahmadi also highlighted the importance and role of this network, emphasizing continued cooperation with the network in accordance with the missions and provisions of its constitution. Referring to the capacities of this network and focusing on the Ahl al-Bayt University , in recognition of the teachings of the Imams (PBUH) in the Islamic world by the network, he praised the actions taken by the network of virtual universities in the Islamic world.