Empowering South Punjab through Education

Lahore, February 24, 2021 (PPI-OT): A delegation from the Marketing and ORIC Departments of the Virtual University visited South Punjab. The three-member delegation was led by Director ORIC Virtual University, Dr. Arshad Hussain Hashmi. The delegation included General Manager Marketing Ms. Rubina Ali and Public Relations Officer VU Faisal Zia.

The delegation called on Prof. Dr. Muhammad Sajjad Khan, Vice Chancellor, Cholistan University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Bahawalpur, and faculty members. Dr. Arshad Hussain Hashmi said that Virtual University will fully support Cholistan University in IT and other sectors too. He invited the Vice Chancellor of Cholistan University as a guest speaker at the Dairy Conference which will be organized by the Virtual University in March.

The delegation meets Bahawalpur Chamber of Commerce Tanveer Mahmood and the management of Bahawalpur Chamber. On This occasion President BCCI said that Internship will be provided to the students of VU South Punjab from the platform of Bahawalpur Chamber.

Later the delegation attended a high-level meeting at Islamia University Bahawalpur headed by Engr. Prof. Dr. Athar Mahboob (Tamgha-e-Imtiaz) Chancellor Islamia University Bahawalpur. The meeting was attended by Deans and Heads of various departments of Islamia University Bahawalpur. Speaking on the occasion, General Manager Virtual University Ms. Rubina Ali called for enhancing bilateral cooperation. She said that the Virtual University of Pakistan in association with Islamia University would start Saraiki language courses at the national level.

In addition, the two universities will cooperate fully in other areas too. In this regard, Dr. Arshad Hussain Hashmi invited the Vice Chancellor of Islamia University Bahawalpur to visit the head office of the Virtual University of Pakistan where the two universities would also formally sign a Memorandum of Understanding. Dr. Arshad Hussain Hashmi, Director Research, said that the Virtual University would take all possible steps for the promotion of education in South Punjab and the Virtual University would provide all possible assistance to the universities of South Punjab in Information Technology.

For more information, contact:
Virtual University of Pakistan (VU)
M.A. Jinnah Campus, Defence Road, Off Raiwind Road,
Lahore, Pakistan
Tel: +92-42-111-880-880
Fax: +92-42-99200604, +92-42-99202174