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Saudi Arabia donates $5mn to Jamia Hamdard

IANS  |  New Delhi 

With growing cooperation between and in the fields of and health, has donated $5 million to the Jamia University in New Delhi as a contribution towards the cost of building the medical college and expanding the existing

The new building of the hospital will be named after the late of the two holy mosques in Makkah and Medina, Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, an announcement by the here said.

A memorandum of understanding was signed between and the Jamia University in March 2014 envisaging implementation of an exchange programme that will include exchange of staff, students, curricula and research collaborations as well as joint organization of seminars and conferences.

Saudi hailed the agreement between the two universities, terming it as "an excellent initiative that comes in the context of promoting cultural and scientific cooperation between the two friendly countries".

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First Published: Fri, August 10 2018. 14:38 IST
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