Karachi, September 14, 2018 (PPI-OT): Sindh Madressatul Islam University and China’s South China University of Technology, Guangzhou have agreed to cooperate with each other in various fields including faculty and students training programs and research work. They agreed upon it during a meeting held between Dr Muhammad Ali Shaikh, Vice Chancellor of SMIU and Chinese delegation headed by Prof. Dr. AN Ran during Chinese delegation’s visit to SMIU on Thursday.
On this occasion an introductory program was held at Sir Shahnawaz Bhutto Auditorium of SMIU, where Prof. Dr. AN Ran in her speech said that the aim of their visit was to meet the people of Pakistan especially youth and try to learn from each other about the things of mutual interest and culture. She said that during their visit to various cities of Pakistan including Islamabad, Peshawar and Karachi they were impressed from the diversity of Pakistan’s culture.
She said that they also want to know that what the people of Pakistan think about CPEC. She also highlighted importance of cooperation between SMIU and her university. Dr Muhammad Ali Shaikh, Vice Chancellor of SMIU in his address said that there was a need to establish people to people contact between people of Pakistan and China specially youth of both countries, because youth of China and Pakistan have a lot power and they have to take the important positions in their respective countries in future.
Dr Muhammad Ali Shaikh further said that there are very historic strong linkages between Pakistan and China. Silk Road connects both the countries and maritime route connects Sindh province’s Karachi city to China’s city Guangzhou. The historic Sindh Madressatul Islam University of Pakistan and China’s one of the big universities – South China University of Technology can bring a major change in the region through their cooperation with each other, especially in the context of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), Dr Muhammad Ali Shaikh said and added that common men of Pakistan and China will be benefited from the cooperation of universities of both the countries.
He emphasized that the cooperation between SMIU and South China University of Technology will strengthen relations of both the countries- China and Pakistan. On this occasion documentaries of SMIU and South China University of Technology were screened. The other members of the China’s delegation were Prof Kang Shang, Mr. Nadeem Akhtar, Associate Professor, Ms. WU Yanran (Master student) and Ms. LIU Xin (Master student). The program was attended by Deans, Chairperson, faculty, senior management and students of SMIU.
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