The first agreement between an International Islamic University and an Indian institution. The Ma’din Academy was signed by chairman Sayyid Ibrahimul Khaleelul Bukhari and the rector of IIUM Dr. Syed Arabi Idid in a function held at International Islamic University Campus in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This took the form of a memorandum of understanding (MoU).
The agreement aimed at boosting co-operation between both institutions by exchanging students and teachers, facilitating research and publication in various fields, conducting international seminars and workshops and credit transfer between faculties. This allows Indian students to pursue their higher education in 50 faculties and 150 academic programs of The International Islamic University, Malaysia.