China keen for student exchange, joint research projects

By APP
Published: August 29, 2017
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China Association of Higher Education President DV Yubo meets HEC of Pakistan Chairman Dr Mukhtar Ahmed. PHOTO: REUTERS

China Association of Higher Education President DV Yubo meets HEC of Pakistan Chairman Dr Mukhtar Ahmed. PHOTO: REUTERS

ISLAMABAD: China has expressed its keenness to explore student and faculty exchange programmes along with joint research projects with Pakistan.

This was expressed during a meeting between China Association of Higher Education (CAHE) President DV Yubo and Higher Education Commission of Pakistan Chairman Dr Mukhtar Ahmed on Monday after the former called on the latter at the Commission’s secretariat.

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While discussing issues related to bilateral collaboration Dr Ahmed briefed Yubo about the role HEC had played in promoting higher education and a research in Pakistan.

He said when the HEC began in 2002, there were only 50 universities in the country. But today that figure had risen to 188. Moreover, the number of research papers published in major journals had risen from 800 to 12,000, as he underlined that HEC follows the policy of no-compromise on quality of education, which had helped improve the quality of education in the country.

Published in The Express Tribune, August 29th, 2017.

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  • CPECisGOLD
    Aug 29, 2017 - 10:48AM

    China is playing with fire, the only experience that Pakistan is T…Madrasah educated professionals will teach Chinese on how to create mayhem by using religion, China is better off not sending their students.Recommend

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