MoU signed with three Balochistan universities to empower province
To empower Southern Baluchistan, the Virtual University of Pakistan signed a historic memorandum of understanding with three universities of South Balochistan.
These include the University of Gwadar, the University of Turbat, and the Baluchistan University of Engineering and Technology, Khuzdar.
The MoU was signed by the Rector, Virtual University of Pakistan, Prof. Dr. Arshad Saleem and Prof. Dr. Abdul Razzaq Sabir, Vice-Chancellors, University of Gwadar; Prof. Dr. Jan Muhammad, Vice-Chancellor, University of Turbat, Dr. Ehsanullah Kakar, Vice-Chancellor, BaluchistanUniversity of Engineering & Technology, Khuzdar at Virtual University Islamabad.
On this occasion, Prof. Dr. Arshad Saleem said that this MoU will help in uplifting the educational standards of province of Baluchistanin general and South Baluchistanin specific. He said that according to the MoU, the Virtual University of Pakistan and the three partner institutions will collaborate in academic programs by sharing/ extending the facilities to students and faculty along with sharing of academic data, publications, and information.
Development of joint academic programs/trainings under the “Digital Skills Training & Support Program for Southern Balochistan” of the Virtual University of Pakistan, access to laboratories, provision of space/building for establishing labs/office and accommodating the Mobile/ Smart Bio Lab(s) of the Virtual University of Pakistan at the partner Universities will be the main focus.
Moreover, providing necessary facilities, exchange of faculty and students for academic and research purposes, joint conferences, seminars, workshops, and other such activities are salient features of this historical memorandum of understanding, he added.