By : Adeel Alvi
KHAIRPUR : A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur and University of The Punjab, Lahore. Prof. Dr. Khalil Ahmed Ibupoto, Vice Chancellor, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur and Prof. Dr. Niaz Ahmed Akhtar, Vice Chancellor, University of The Punjab, Lahore signed the MoU.
The MoU aimed at to promote joint educational and research activities, exchange of academic materials and academic publications, exchange of Faculty Members for research, lectures and discussions and exchange of Students for study and research.
Prof. Dr. Khalil Ahmed Ibupoto remarked that the collaborative research and academic engagement is the need of the time. He said since assuming the charge of Vice Chancellor of Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur, we have signed number of MoUs as part of academic linkage and cooperation with Universities and Degree Awarding Institutes. Vice Chancellor said by signing of this MoU we will foster the academic linkages with prime University of Pakistan.
Prof. Dr. Niaz Ahmed Akhtar said we are committed to enhance academic cooperation among the academic and research institutes of Pakistan so the real spirit of education may be promoted.
Prof. Dr. Taj Muhammad Lashari, Dean Faculty of Social Sciences, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur and Dr. Sobia Khurram, Director, External Linkages, University of The Punjab witnessed the MoU. Moreover, they were assigned as Focal Persons of MoU.
This MoU has been facilitated by Mr. Muhammad Murtaza Noor, National Coordinator, Inter-University Consortium for the Promotion of Social Sciences (IUCPSS) who said on this occasion that this MoU will be greatly helpful in effective engagement and exchange opportunities between these two leading Universities.
Mr. Ali Raza Lashari, Coordinator IUCPSS, Northern Sindh and Mr. Waqar Shah, Media Coordinator IUCPSS were also present on this occasion.