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Turkish delegation visits PU
Turkish delegation visits PU

LAHORE: (Thursday, February 25, 2021): A two-member delegation consisting of Director Global Operations of Bahcesehir University (BAU) Ms. Oznur Zer and Director International Office at BAU Cyprus Campus, Pakistan Ms. Nuket Tanol has visited Punjab University Vice Chancellor’s office. On this occasion, PU VC Prof Niaz Ahmadd, Pro Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Muhammad Saleem Mazhar, Director Regional Integration Center Dr Fouzia Hadi Ali, Director External Linkages Dr Sobia Khurram and Hailey College of Banking & Finance’s Assistant Professor Dr Ahmed Muneeb Mehta were present. After brief meeting with the vice chancellor, the delegation was welcomed at Regional Integration Centre, by the Pro Vice Chancellor and Director RIC along with their team. The agenda of the meeting was to further discuss the on-going collaboration between the both partner universities under the Regional Integration Center. Prof. Dr. Muhammad Saleem Mazhar emphasized the strengthening of academic relations between the two universities by exploring the avenues of collaboration that may include academic cooperation between scholars of the both countries, student exchange programs, and joint research projects for the students. He also opined that the foreigners who visit Pakistan take back a good impression of the country and ultimately become our ambassadors. He said that since education had no boundaries, so we must enhance our academic relations. He stressed the need to increase the number of exchange programs for students and teachers. He said that PU was focusing on cutting-edge research to solve real-time problems faced by the country and society. He said that the number of international students was increasing in PU and we also waived off their fee. He said that PU charges a nominal fee from the international students and provides the best possible facilities. Dr. Fouzia Hadi Ali further explained RIC's importance and vision and shared future ideas to enhance collaboration. Later, RIC also arranged a visit for the RIC office and PU Library for the guests. Tokens of appreciation and bouquets were presented by the Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Director RIC.