A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) and Foundation University Islamabad (FUI) for the automation of IT processes at FUI. Rectors and senior management of both the organizations including Brig. Salawat Khan, Registrar, FUI, Prof. Dr. Izhar Hussain, Registrar CIIT, Dr. Bilal Zaka, Head ITS Services, CIIT and Dr. Sajjad Madani, Incharge CIIT Virtual Campus attended the ceremony which was held at CIIT, Islamabad Campus.
Under the agreement, COMSATS Institute (CIIT) will automate the IT processes related to medical as well as general campuses of the Foundation University.
Prof. Dr. RaheelQamar ,Rector CIIT, emphasized the significance of proper implementation of information technology to streamline day-to-day functioning of higher education organizations. He highlighted the role being played by CIIT for sharing the latest IT know how for automating other universities. The Registrar, CIIT in his remarks at the occasion underscored the importance of process re-engineering, through information technology,for discharging of routine functions of universities by their effective automation.