On 16 July, 2012, the religious leaders from Iran which led by Shaikh Mr. Ghazo Asgar,Amir Alhajj of Iran, visited at MCU, Ayutthaya,
MCU and warmly welcomed by the Most Ven. Prof. Dr. Phra. Dharmakosajarn,
the Rector of MCU, Phrakhrupalad Suvathanavachirakhun (Sawai Chotiko),
Vice-Rector for Foreign Affairs, Phramaha Pairat Thammatipo, Director of the Rector Office,
Phrakhru Sophonphutthisat, Acting Director of the Planning and Development and other senior administers of MCU.
In the meeting, they have discussed for the culture exchange program between MCU and Iran. The religious leaders confirmed that they are planning to set up for the 2nd round dialog on Buddhism and Islam in the near future. There will be a topic of “awaken or enlightenment” which is mentioning the two religions.
They would like to have a lecture exchange for the academic session and will contribute some more books for the MCU Library. They have also point out that Koran himself never teaches to create a problem but always teaches for peace and harmony in the human society. After exchange the present, they departed to MCU.