STAFF REPORT LHR: Chinas IMHE and the University of Punjab have agreed to collaborate on research projects, scientific training and joint meetings.

Asian Scientist, the Chinas Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment (IMHE), has signed an MoU with the University of the Punjab, Pakistan, in the hope of strengthening international cooperation between the two parties.

IMHE Director Deng Wei and Prof. Muhammad Akhtar, delegate of University of the Punjab, signed the agreement.

It mainly focuses on collaboration in such aspects as joint research programmes, collaboration on individual research projects, training of individual scientists, exchange visits of individual scientists, exchange of scientific and technical information, and joint party of symposia, conferences, workshops and lectures.

Pakistan is one of the IMHEs most important international partners in South Asia, with international cooperation relationships with the University of Peshawar. The Punjab University, established in 1882 at Lahore, is the largest and the oldest seat of higher learning in Pakistan. It is the first university of the Sub-Continent to have produced two Nobel laureates, biochemist Har Gobind Khorana and theoretical physicist Abdus Salam.

The University comprises 5 campuses, 13 faculties, 10 constituent colleges, over 73 departments, centers, institutes, and 614 affiliated colleges. It has over 818 permanent faculty members involved in teaching/research and over 36,000 campus students.

By Web Team

Technology Times Web team handles all matters relevant to website posting and management.