RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday inaugurated the National University of Technology (NUTECH).
University’s rector Lieutenant General (retd) Khalid Asghar briefed the army chief about academic activities and strategic education plan.
General Bajwa lauded the role and hard work of NUTECH management for its successful launch in a short span of two years and advised to maintain high standards of education at the university.
He also appreciated the concept of the institute being a ‘University for Industry’.
COAS lauded the effective creation of university-industry linkages which the vision of creating leaders of character for industry and skilled workforce for economic development of Pakistan.
In addition, the army chief assured full support to NUTECH in building its future main campus on the outskirts of Rawalpindi and Islamabad which will accommodate 30,000-50,000 students.
General Bajwa also appreciated the FWO for its support in establishing the initial campus for NUTECH within Construction Technology Training Institute (CTTI) premises.