Kingdom gives India’s Hamdard University $5 million in aid

March 9, 2014

Following the directives of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, Imam Mohammed bin Saud Islamic University signed a memorandum of understanding last Wednesday with Hamdard University in New Delhi. The agreement, meant to enhance cooperation between the two institutions, was signed by the Saudi University’s Rector, Dr. Suleiman bin Abdullah Aba Al-Khail, in the presence of Saudi Ambassador to India Dr. Saud bin Mohammed Al-Sati.

Furthermore, the Kingdom will provide $5 million in financial assistance to the Indian University. A total of $4 million will be used to establish the headquarters of Hamdard’s new “Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz College for Medicine.” The remaining $1 million will go to the University’s expansion projects.