The Maldives National University entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Public Service Media on 5th February 2017, Sunday. Vice Chancellor Dr. Ali Fawaz Shareef signed on behalf of MNU and Mr. Ibrahim Khaleel, the Managing Director signed the MoU on behalf of PSM.
In his speech Mr. Khaleel stated that journalists reporting on events taking place in the Maldives should perform their job responsibly and diligently to convey the intended message. Mr. Khaleel noted that it is imperative for journalists as well as the producers to be well educated in their respective fields.
Vice Chancellor of MNU, Dr. Ali Fawaz Shareef commended the efforts of PSM in educating their staff. He highlighted the need for research in every aspect of work and stated that extensive research is done by news agencies in other parts of the world. Dr. Fawaz asserted that knowledge creation and knowledge sharing is a key part of MNU’s constitutional responsibility.
In addition to development of staff of the PSM, the MoU enables the two organizations to collaborate in areas such as marketing and public relations.