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Iranian research center, Malaysian university sign MoU

Karaj, Materials and Energy Research Center of Iran (MERC) and Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (also known as UTM) signed a cooperation agreement, said an official at MERC on Tuesday.

'The agreement aims to encourage and support joint projects, exchange professors, experts and students, professional educations, and hold conferences,' said Nima Naderi.

Naderi said that the agreement will stand for five years and will continue if the two parties wish so.

Ranking 253rd in the academic ranking of the world, UTM is the biggest research-based university in Malaysia.

MERC is located in Alborz Province, west of Tehran.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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