Chairman CGSS Lieutenant General (R) Zaheer Ul Islam Visits UET Lahore
On 24th November 2016, a delegation of Center for Excellence of Global and Strategic Studies (CGSS) led by the Chairman CGSS Lieutenant General (R) Zaheer Ul Islam paid a visit to University of Engineering and Technology Lahore. The delegation was greeted and welcomed at Conference Room at Vice Chancellor’s office, where VC UET Prof. Dr. Fazal Ahmad Khalid along with other officials of varsity welcomed them. During the meeting, Chairman CGSS Lieutenant General (R) Zaheer ul Islam said that CGSS was interested in making collaboration with UET in many areas of joint ventures to stabilize and strengthen the departments for the bright future of Pakistan.
Talking to the participants, the chairman said that China Pakistan Economic Corridor was a grand opportunity for all stakeholders to contribute for image building and strong economy of Pakistan. He further revealed CGSS’s commitment to extend its relations with academia. To fulfill all this, a number of agreements are being signed by national and international organizations. He appreciated UET’s role to contribute for Pakistan.
In his address, Vice Chancellor UET Lahore Prof. Dr. Fazal Ahmed said that communal measures were required to make Pakistan progress and prosperous in the field of science and technology. Urging the intellectuals, experts and distinguished practitioners to play vital roles of becoming think tanks, VC said that they were the big assets of Pakistan. He also mentioned that the university was fully ready to work with strategic setups through technology, skills, training and other technical assistance.
Dr. Waqar Mahmood, Director KICS UET Lahore, briefed the guests about the MoUs, projects, output of research centers and joint ventures with national and international organizations.