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Uzbek delegation in Pakistan to explore academic links

Bureau Report

LAHORE: Delegation from Nuqus State Pedagogical Institute, Republic of Uzbekistan arrived in Pakistan for a two-day visit of University of the Punjab, Lahore. The delegation included Mr. Kalkhanov Jumabaevich, Vice-Rector, Nuqus State Pedagogical Institute, Mr. Alimjan Bimbetiv Utarbaevich, representative of International Relations Department, Nuqus State Pedagogical Institute, and Ms. Nargiza Babaniyazova, Head of English Department, Nuqus State Pedagogical Institute.

During the meeting between Prof. Dr. Niaz Ahmed Akhtar, Vice-Chancellor, University of the Punjab, Lahore and the delegation from Nuqus State Pedagogical Institute, various collaborative projects under academic sphere were discussed. Furthermore, the meeting focused on initiating student exchange programs and faculty exchange programs. The meeting was also attended by Prof. Dr. Muhammad Saleem Mazhar, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, University of the Punjab, Brigadier Mansoor Saeed (Retd), Senior Member Advisory Board, CGSS, and Dr. Fozia Hadi, Director, Regional Integration Center (RIC), University of the Punjab and other senior faculty members of University of the Punjab, Lahore.

The delegation also visited various departments of University of the Punjab, Lahore including Institute of Education Research (IER), Institute of Administration Sciences (IAS), Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Department of Agriculture Sciences, and Center for Applied Molecular Biology (CAMB). During the meetings with the Deans of the departments, various projects of common interests were finalized.

The meetings were followed by a Dinner organized by Prof. Dr. Niaz Ahmed Akhtar, Vice-Chancellor, University of the Punjab for the Delegation from Nuqus State Pedagogical Institute. The dinner was attended by Prof. Dr. Muhammad Saleem Mazhar, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, University of the Punjab, Dr. Fozia Hadi, Director, Regional Integration Center (RIC), University of the Punjab, Lahore, deans of various departments, and management of University.

On the second day of the visit, the tour of Lahore city was organized. Few of the prominent places visited by the delegation included Mizar-e-Iqbal, Badshahi Mosque, and Shahi Qilla. Additionally, the delegation also visited College of Art and Design (CAD), University of the Punjab, Lahore. During the meeting at College of Art and Design (CAD), the delegation expressed interest in facilitating cooperation between Art department of Nuqus State Pedagogical Institute and College of Art and Design, University of the Punjab.

The visit of Nuqus State Pedagogical Institute was facilitated by Center for Global & Strategic Studies (CGSS), Islamabad. In this regard, Mr. Kalkhanov Jumabaevich, Vice-Rector, Nuqus State Pedagogical Institute appreciated the instrumental role played by CGSS in establishing academic relations between Pakistan and Uzbekistan and specifically between Regional Integration Center (RIC), University of the Punjab, Lahore and Nuqus State Pedagogical Institute, Republic of Karakalpakstan, Uzbekistan.=DNA

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