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 11st - 13rd 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.
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.
Meeting with Dr Araghchi, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs; In this meeting, while presenting a report on the activities of the Virtual Universities of Islamic World network, it was decided to conclude a joint memorandum between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Network, which will provide the necessary support for the realization of smart science and technology in the world.Dr. Araghchi also described the network as a very important and strategic opportunity for influence in the Islamic world, while celebrating the important actions of the network, and wished the team a great success.
Meeting with Dr. Salehi (Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance); The meeting was organized in order to take advantage of the capacities of the Virtual Universities of the Islamic World and the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance to present and implement joint plans and programs related to science, smart technology and art and culture, which, while presenting a report Network activities and capacity identification have been stipulated. A joint cooperation agreement will be concluded soon with the parties proposed by the parties. The Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance, while celebrating the one-year performance of this network, described the opportunities that were created as very important and strategic, and called for targeted national and international cooperation. Also, referring to the capacities of various units of the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance, including organizations and the Organization of Islamic Culture and Communication, the activation of diplomacy of science and technology and culture is necessary. This meeting was conducted by the assistance of Dr. Javadi, deputy Minister of Culture.
Dr. Karim Najafi, Secretary-General of the Virtual Universities of the Islamic World Network, and a group of vice-presidents, met with Dr. Abolhassan Firoozabadi, secretary of the Supreme Council of Cyberspace and head of the National Center for Cyberspace of the Islamic Republic of Iran, and a group of his deputies. During this meeting, a comprehensive report on the activities of the network of virtual universities of the Islamic World affiliated with the Organization of Islamic Cooperation and the presentation of solutions for joint cooperation with the center was reviewed. In addition, Dr. Firoozabadi, while expressing his satisfaction with the activities undertaken, has offered suggestions to create a comprehensive and practical space for the exploitation of all virtual universities in Islamic countries and expressed the interest of the center to cooperate with the network. In the end, using this network of valuable knowledge and experiences of Mr. Firoozabadi, was appointed by the Secretary-General of his network as a member of the Strategic Council of this network.