Riyadh, The Islamic Military Counter-Terrorism Coalition (IMCTC) and Naif Arab University for Security Sciences (NAUSS) have signed a cooperation memorandum.
IMCTC Secretary General in charge Major General Mohammad bin Said Al Mughaidi and NAUSS President Dr. Abdulmajeed bin Abdullah Al Bunyan signed the memorandum in the Saudi capital Riyadh.
General Al Mughaidi said the memorandum that strengthens the strategic partnership between IMCTC and NAUSS and enhances their common vision embodies the local, regional and international role of both parties in the fight against violent extremism and terrorism, according to the Union of OIC News Agencies (UNA) statement.
The memorandum also aims to increase coordination and cooperation between the two parties in a scientific, systematic and regular manner and to consolidate integration in common areas of research and studies, exchange of visits.
Cooperation also covers publication, media training and all areas that could help to combat the scourge of terrorism and violent extremism.
Dr. Al Bunyan underlined the role of CIMCT in the fight against terrorism in all its manifestations, including intellectual, media and military, and in the elimination of the source of its funding.
He noted that the partnership would contribute to serving Arab and Islamic societies and to promoting intellectual and practical awareness.
The IMCTC, headquartered in Riyadh, is a willing coalition of 41 countries that forms a pan-Islamic unified front in the global fight against terrorism and violent extremism. It was launched by Saudi Arabia in 2015.
NAUSS, also located in Riyadh, was established in 1978 as part of an Arab resolution to form the first Arab university specialized in graduate studies, research and training in all areas of security in its most comprehensive sense.
Source: Bahrain News Agency