Lahore : Punjab University Vice Chancellor Prof Niaz Ahmad has said that the landmark visit of Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan will promote new ties between Pakistan and China and Prime Minister Imran Khan is making remarkable efforts to strengthen relations between the two countries.
He was addressing a Chinese delegation from Jiangxi University of Science and Technology here on Monday. Jiangxi University of Science and Technology President Prof Dr Luo Sihai, Director Academic Administration Prof Dr Zhang Shuiping, PU Confucius Institute Director Prof Liu, Director External Linkages Prof Dr Kanwal Ameen and deans of all faculties were present on the occasion.
Addressing the meeting, Prof Niaz Ahmad stressed the need to promote academic relations among the institutions of higher learning. He said that PU would extend full support to collaborate in various disciplines with Jiangxi University of Science and Technology and encourage faculty members and students exchange program.
Prof Dr Luo Sihai said that the visit of Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan would bring relations between the two countries to the new heights and both were time-tested friends. He said that there was need to promote people to people contact and exchange programs among the universities of both the countries.
He said that Jiangxi University of Science and Technology would like to extend research and academic collaboration with Punjab University in various disciplines including engineering and in the projects which would contribute to success of China Pakistan Economic Corridor.
Both the parties agreed to sign a memorandum of understanding for joint collaboration soon.