14 May 2020

By Aufa Mardhiah, El-Ameer


On 12th of May 2020, City University Malaysia signed the first Online Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Al-Sham Private University (ASPU), Syria to further strengthen the collaboration between the two higher education institutions.

Source: CITYU International Marketing

The MoU was signed by Professor Dr. James Nga Chin Lik, Principal and DVC of CITY-U, accompanied by Dean, Faculty of Information Technology, Associate Professor Dr. Shyam Bihari Goyal; Associate Professor Dr. Gamal Sayed Ahmed Khalifa.

Source: CITYU International Marketing

On the other hand, Prof Dr. Yasser Houria, the President of ASPU was accompanied by the Dean of Informatics Engineering Faculty Prof Dr. George Karraz;  Dean of Business Administration Faculty: Prof. Rania Zrair; and the Coordinator of Agreement, Assistant Prof. Waseem Alhasan.


Given that the circumstances of the Covid-19 pandemic outbreak, this signing event took place at the same time in two different places and live through video conference; CITY-U delegate in Malaysia while ASPU delegate in Syria.