Maldives National University establishes postgrad research centre

The Maldives National University (MNU) announced the establishment of its Postgraduate Research Centre and strategic plan for 2013-2017.

The centre was inaugurated by President Waheed Hassan Manik in the university’s auditorium.

During the ceremony, Waheed announced a plan to introduce a Presidential Postgraduate Research Fellowship, however due to the lack of funds, only one fellowship is currently being established, reports local media.

Waheed urged that the knowledge spread by the university “does not contradict the principles of our country, religion, nationhood and culture”.