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Visit of the Delegation from Bahcesehir University (BAU), Turkey
Visit of the Delegation from Bahcesehir University (BAU), Turkey

A two-member delegation, consisting of  Ms. Oznur Zer, Director Global Operations of BAU and Ms. Nuket Tanol, Director International office at BAU Cyprus Campus, Pakistan visited the Vice Chancellor office, University of the Punjanb, Lahore, on Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021.
Prof. Dr. Naiz Ahamd Akhtar (Vice Chancellor), Prof. Dr. Muhammad Saleem Mazhar (Pro-Vice Chancellor), Dr. Fouzia Hadi Ali (Director RIC), Dr. Sobia Khurram (Director External Linkages) and Dr. Ahmed Muneeb Mehta (Assistant Professor, HCBF) accompany the respected guests at the office of Vice Chancellor, University of the Punjab, Lahore.
After breif meeting with the Vice Chancellor, the delegation was welcomed at Regional Integration Centre, by the Pro Vice Chancellor and Director RIC along with their team.
The agenda of this meeting was to further disscuss the on-going coolabaration between the both Partner Universities under the Regional Integration Center, University of the Punjab, Lahore. Prof. Dr. Muhammad Saleem Mazhar (Pro-Vice Chancellor) emphasized the strengthening of Academic Relations between the two universities by exploring the avenues of collaboration that may include academic cooperation between scholars of both countries, student exchange programs, and joint research projects for the students of both countries. He also opined that the foreigners who visit Pakistan take back a good impression of our country and ultimately become our ambassadors. He said that since education has no boundaries, so we must enhance our academic relations. He stressed the need to increase the number of exchange programs for students and teachers. He said that PU was focusing on cutting-edge research to solve real-time problems faced by the country and society. He said that the number of international students is increasing in PU, and we waived off the students' fee. He said that PU charges a nominal fee from the international students and provides the best possible facilities. Dr. Fouzia Hadi Ali further explained RIC's importance and vision and shared future ideas to enhance collaboration.
Later, RIC also arranged a visit for the RIC office and PU main Library for the Respected Guests. Tokens of appreciation and flower bouquets were presented by the Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Director RIC.