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IIUI, China’s Shenzhen Varsity agree on coop

IIUI, China's Shenzhen Varsity agree on coop

ISLAMABAD: International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) and Shenzhen University of China have agreed to mutual cooperation for advance exchange and collaboration in the field of education, culture and also vowed to provide better opportunities to students through bilateral cooperation, says a Press release.

The both sides, on Thursday at new campus of IIUI signed a document on exchanging views and making road maps for joint degree programs, exchange of information, joint research projects, conferences, seminars on academia and industry linkage and joint inter disciplinary mutual research in various fields here at new campus of the IIUI.

Shenzhen University was headed by its President Prof. Li Qingquan headed who was accompanied by Deans of Shenzhen university faculties and researchers including Dean of international excellence, Dean of Computer Sciences, Dean of Foreign Languages, Head of the Physics department.

The Shenzhen university President and delegation members apprised about the goals, vision and core achievements of the university such as special economic zone contribution, it participation in economic reforms and GDP growth and efforts for split PhD program, faculty exchange , student exchange. Prof. Qingquan hoped that bilateral cooperation between IIUI and Shenzhen will be very productive. He thanked for IIUI’s keen interest for collaboration and openness towards exchange of experiences.

IIUI Rector Dr. Masoom Yasinzai called for sitting together to making a roadmap for experience sharing, students opportunities and joint projects. “We always invite international researchers to IIUI for having the experience of advancements in research in technology at our inter-disciplinary centers” said Dr. Masoom. IIUI Rector also stressed upon bridging the gap between academic structure and prevailing industry approach. He noted that Shenzhen University and IIUI both were having a lot similar programs which may be chosen for designing a detailed project of mutual cooperation.

IIUI President Dr. Ahmed Yousif Al-Draiweesh said that university is keen to learn from the experiences of the industry and educational institutions of China. He said that CPEC is an important opportunity and addition of KSA will make it further strengthened project and pathway to progress. He also apprised the Chinese delegation about IIUI’s international collaboration various fields. He vowed that the mutual agreement of expanding bilateral ties today would lead to constructive results.

The meeting was also attended by IIUI VPs, Deans, DGs, Executive Directors, and other relevant officials.