In the presence of a number of professors from both universities, the UOK signed an understanding agreement with the Iranian University of Kashan. Prof. Dr. Akeel Abed Yaseen, the president of the university, signed the agreement on behalf of the Iraqi side, while Dr. Mohammed Ali Abadi signed it on behalf of the Iranian side.
Dr. Abadi stressed that the University of Kashan is one of the prestigious universities which was founded forty years ago. It encompasses 8000 students, 300 professors, and 10 institutes. For his part, the President of the UOK confirmed that the agreement included the exchange of professors and lecturers, in addition to attending symposiums and conferences. He also referred to the coordination for accepting students from the UOK in Iranian universities because of their impact and scientific sobriety.