Perinthalmanna: Al Jamia Al Islamia Shanthapuram and Hamad Bin Khalifa University, member of Qatar foundation for education, signed an agreement for academic cooperation. The contract gave consent for student scholarships, collaboration in the research field, academic seminars in various subjects. Dr. Abdussalam Ahmed, the Rector of Al Jamia Al Islamia and Dr. imadudheen Al Shaheen, Dean, College of Islamic Studies, Hamad bin Khalifah university signed the agreement in the ceremony held at the Qatar university.The agreement with AlJamia Al Islamia has opened a pathway to Asia for Hamad Bin Khalifah University. Al jamia al islamia has taken a huge step in the field of Islamic higher education and research domain.said Imadudheen Al Shaheen. Dr. Abdussalam Ahmed stated that this agreement with Hamad bin Khalifa, whotracks the latest advancements in the modern education field will rennovate the Islamic education in India. Al jamia al islamia maintains academic ties with several other international universities including Turkey Fatih Sultan Muhammad University, Turkey Saljuk University, Malaysian International Islamic University, Al Azhar University, Qatar University, Kuwait University and Saudi Imam Muhammad University.