FAISALABAD: The University of Agriculture Faisalabad and Government College Women University Faisalabad inked a memorandum of understanding to collaborate in academia and research, a press release issued on Monday stated.
The MoU was duly signed by UAF Vice-Chancellor Dr Muhammad Iqbal Zafar and GCWUF Vice-Chancellor Dr Naureen Aziz Qureshi at the UAF Syndicate Room. UAF Director External Linkages Dr Muhammad Rasheed, GCWUF Additional Registrar Zill-i-Huma Nazili, Dr Iftilkhar and other notables also attended the meeting.
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As part of the agreement, both institutions would exchange scientific information, academia, material and publications. They will also collaborate in exchange of academic staff for teaching and research activities. International seminars, workshops and conferences will also be carried out under the MoU.
On the occasion, Dr Muhammad Iqbal Zafar said that there was need to work jointly for the problems being faced by the people. He added that collaborated efforts would pave the way for the development and prosperity and to fight the challenges of the modern era.
He maintained that in the modern era, only knowledge based economies were proving their mettle.
Published in The Express Tribune, June 5th, 2018.