DUSHANBE, June 26, 2014, Asia-Plus – Tajikistan’s Ministry of Education and Science and the LimKokWing University of Creative Technology (LUCT) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on establishing the LUCT branch in Tajikistan.

According to the Tajik president’s official website, LUCT will also allocate an annual quota of 20 students to Tajikistan and tuition fee for Tajik students will be reduced by 50 percent.

Tajik specialists will constitute 80 percent of teaching staff of the LUCT branch in Tajikistan and specialists from Malaysia will constitute 20 percent of the branch teaching staff.

Malaysia reportedly committed itself to build campus and all necessary infrastructures for the LUCT branch in Tajikistan.

LimKokWing University of Creative Technology (referred to as LUCT) is a private international university with a presence across Africa, Europe and Asia. With its main campus in Malaysia, the university has over 30,000 students from more than 150 countries, studying in its 12 other campuses in Botswana, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Lesotho, Sierra Leone, Swaziland and the United Kingdom.  It was established in 1991 by founder and namesake Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Paduka Dr Lim Kok Wing.