A Chinese delegation from Guizhou Academy of Sciences, China led by Prof Zhang Hongjiang visited Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMASAAUR) to look for potential for development of mountainous agriculture, situation of economic crop cultivation in Pakistan, sharing information about agricultural products and crop pest control and to discover more possibilities to exchange technical knowledge and start a mutual working relationship between the institutions.

PMAS-AAUR Vice Chancellor Prof Dr. Sarwat Naz Mirza and deans of various faculties and institutions /directorates met the delegation to discuss mutual interest areas in various disciplines to work together in future.

Dr. Sarwat Naz Mirza briefed the delegation about mission of university, functions, and programmes and shared many achievements and initiatives. He also apprised ongoing and proposed academic and research projects ongoing with the delegation.

He expected for the research and academic collaboration in high-efficiency irrigation system, mountain agriculture, technological advancements, testing and analysis for development of products and services and exchange of faculty members, students, and other joint research activities. Deans and Directors of disciplines concerned also discuss potential areas of association to support academics bonds as well as research programmes.