HYDERABAD: University of Sindh Jamshoro has signed an international Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Sechuan Normal University China for academic cooperation.
Under a special online arrangement, the Vice Chancellor Sindh University Prof Dr Fateh Muhammad Burfat and his Chinese counterpart President Sechuan Normal University Prof Dr Wang Mingyi signed the MoU as respective institutional heads; as the two also respectively lauded the efforts of SU Director Area Study Centre Far East and South East Asia Prof Dr Mukesh Kumar Khatwani and Director Confucius Institute University of Karachi Zhang Xiaoping for their efficient facilitation efforts and carrying out of spadework in this regard.
In his views on the occasion, SU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Fateh Muhammad Burfat said that the given Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) would immensely benefit teachers and students of both the universities as it included a commitment to mutually and virtually pursue: co-operation on new or existing academic programmes, the development of joint research activities, staff exchange or mutual visits to both institutions, doctoral student trainings and development initiatives, student exchange, the trading of information in the form of publications and journals, reference materials, conducting of consistent research on CPEC-related areas, organizing events in collaboration including international webinars, conferences, symposia, interactive dialogues and sharing of findings of teaching and research, and/or any other activities viewed to be potentially beneficial.
The Vice Chancellor also reminisced on the eve the earlier courtesy of present of more than 2000 surgical masks by Sechuan Normal University to SU as he expressed strong hope for the mutual bond to consolidate with the passage of time.
Copyright Business Recorder, 2020