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​UTP Collaborates with Hadhramout University Yemen

(17 April 2019)


Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP) has forged a collaboration with Hadhramout University (HU) Yemen to enhance networking between both institutions. 


To mark this occasion, a document exchange ceremony was held recently at UTP campus in Seri Iskandar Perak.  

DSC_8165_1.jpgThe collaboration will emphasise in several fields including student mobility, staff training, development and attachment, joint research and development activities, joint advocacy including sharing of information and resources and joint organisation of seminars, conferences and workshops. 


UTP was represented by its Vice Chancellor Professor Dr Mohamed Ibrahim Abdul Mutalib while HU was represented by its President Professor Dr Mohammed Saeed Khanbash.   


Through the agreement, we hope to establish a livelier climate that offers new opportunities for our students and staff to be exposed to an internationalised educational experience.  


DSC_8176_1.jpgThis is another important milestone for UTP’s journey towards becoming an internationally recognised higher learning institution.  We are honoured to partner with an esteemed university such as HU in promoting engineering, science and technical competencies in academic and research,” Mohamed Ibrahim said. 


DSC_8186_1.jpgUTP hopes that this collaboration will also pave the way to attract more prospective Yemeni students to study in UTP.   To date, UTP has enrolled 52 Yemeni students, of which 18 are undergraduates and the remaining 34 are postgraduates.