12th January 2017, BUFT signed a memorandum of understanding with the American institute of Bangladesh Studies (AIBS) for collaboration in academic research and cultural
interchange. On behalf of BGMEA University of Fashion & Technology (BUFT) Muzaffar U. Siddique, Founder Chairman, Board of trustees signed the document and on the other hand Golam M. Mathbor, Professor, School of Social Work, Monmouth University, New Jersey & President of AIBS signed the MoU. The cooperation agreement is aimed to develop the academic, research and cultural interchanges, faculty/fellow exchange opportunities. Both the organization will also work on future co-sponsored conferences and symposiums and joint research activities in BUFT and other universities.
In the signing ceremony among other Prof. Dr. Nizamuddin Ahmed, Vice Chancellor of BUFT, Prof. Dr. Engr. Ayub Nabi Khan, Pro Vice Chancellor; A N M Rafiqul Alam, Registrar of BUFT; Meher Niger, Bangladesh overseas officer of USA and Manager, AIBS were present.