PESHAWAR (Khyber Mail): The University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Peshawar and Karakoram International University (KIU), Gilgit-Baltistan, have entered into a significant academic collaboration. The Vice Chancellors of both universities, Prof. Dr. Qaisar Ali of UET Peshawar and Prof. Dr. Attaullah Shah of KIU, Gilgit-Baltistan, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today.

The MoU aims to establish a framework for academic collaboration, promoting mutual understanding, facilitating joint initiatives, encouraging faculty and student visits, exploring commercialization opportunities, and ensuring equitable partnerships.

Prof. Dr. Qaisar Ali, Vice Chancellor of UET Peshawar, appreciated the initiative, stating that the partnership should enrich the academic environment, empower students, and make significant contributions to society.

Echoing these sentiments, Prof. Dr. Attaullah Shah, Vice Chancellor of KIU, Gilgit-Baltistan, emphasized that the MoU underlines their commitment to fostering academic excellence and mutual growth. “Together, we’ll enhance student experiences, drive research, and contribute to societal development,” he said.

The MoU signing ceremony was witnessed by Prof. Dr. Sahar Noor, Dean, Faculty of Mechanical, Chemical, and Industrial Engineering; Dr. Syed Waqar Shah, Dean, Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Prof. Dr. Misbah Ullah, Advisor Finance; Dr. Nasru Minallah, Director ORIC; and other senior faculty members.

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