Capacity-building: VU, financial markets institute ink deal

Dr Naveed said this collaboration would increase the outreach and serve as an endeavour


Our Correspondent February 17, 2017

LAHORE: The Virtual University of Pakistan and Institute of Financial Markets of Pakistan (IFMP) have signed a memorandum of understanding for mutual cooperation for capacity-building and training programmes.

The deal was signed by Virtual University Rector Dr Naveed A Malik and IFMP CEO Muhammad Ali Khan at VU’s MA Jinnah Campus Lahore.

The pact envisages collaboration between the two institutions to develop management skills through training sessions, professional certifications, consultancy and research across the country.

Dr Naveed said this collaboration would increase the outreach and serve as an endeavour to offer dynamic routes of achievement to brilliant youth.

“It will enhance the capabilities of students to meet the emerging professional needs of financial markets,” he added.

Ali said the IFMP had been established as a permanent platform to develop quality human capital. He highlighted the institute’s primary mission for fostering professional development through providing practical and contemporary skills.

Published in The Express Tribune, February 18th, 2017.

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