US Embassy team visits AMU, discusses academic cooperation

Aligarh, Feb 15 (IANS) A three-member team from the US Embassy in New Delhi on Wednesday visited the Aligarh Muslim University and discussed academic collaboration and cooperation between AMU and various US universities, apart from exchange of faculty and students.

Minister Counsellor Ivan Boelelheide, who led the team, said his country would like to ensure cooperation in academics and research between US varsities and AMU in various fields.

AMU Vice Chancellor Lt. General Zameeruddin Shah (Retd) said cooperation among universities in the US and India for higher academic and research pursuits was the need of the hour. He said it will facilitate stronger ties between the two countries.