Published: September 16, 2017
QUETTA: A delegation of the Consulate General of China in Karachi visited the sub-campus of Turbat University in Gwadar on Friday, where they were briefed about the academic and infrastructure development plans.
The delegation comprised Consul Culture Zu Zhijie, Lie Xiaomeng, Chen, China Overseas Ports Holding Company Pakistan Chairman Zhang Baozhong, Deputy General Manager Gwadar Free Zone Peter Hu and Deputy Manager Admin Gwadar Free Zone Dadullah Yusuf.
Turbat University Vice-Chancellor Dr Abdul Razzaq Sabir along with Registrar Dr Hanif Rahman received the delegation upon their arrival at the campus. Campus Director Ijaz Ahmed and other faculty were also present.
Dr Sabir briefed the delegation about the academic and infrastructure development of the university and its Gwadar campus. He said in the near future, the campus would be transformed into a full-fledged university of Gwadar where more than 30 subjects – from engineering to social sciences – will be introduced.
Dr Sabir put forward the idea to develop linkages and exchange programmes between the University of Turbat and Chinese universities in collaboration with the Higher Education Commission (HEC) and the chancellor office.
The delegation assured the vice chancellor of their support for the Turbat University and cooperation in the development of the Gwadar campus in order to promote technologically advanced education in the port city