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MoU to do research on CPEC
MoU to do research on CPEC

LAHORE: (Thursday, March 9, 2017): Punjab University and Jiangsu Normal University, China has signed a memorandum of understanding on doing joint research on China Pakistan Economic Corridor. In this regard, an MoU signing ceremony was held at Committee room of Vice Chancellor’s office here on Thursday.

PU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Zafar Mueen Nasir, Dean Faculty of Arts and Humanities Prof Dr Iqbal Chawla, Jiangsu Normal University’s Vice President Prof Dr Cem Hong, Dean of Institute of One Belt One Road Prof Dr Shen Zheng Ping and faculty members were present on the occasion. Under the MoU, both the universities would exchange teachers and post-graduate students and would carry out joint research projects on different aspects of CPEC. Jiangsu Normal University would also offer scholarships to Pakistani students.

Talking to media, Dr Zafar Mueen Nasir said that CPEC was a golden opportunity for both the countries which would really prove to be a game changer for the region. He said that all the segments of Pakistan would benefit from the gigantic trade project and the country would witness mega development projects. Later, both sides exchanged souvenirs.