Vice Chancellor the Islamia University of Bahawalpur Engr. Prof. Dr. Athar Mahboob visited the Japanese Consulate in Karachi on Friday and called on Consul General Mr. Toshikazu Isomura. Muhammad Owais from Pakistan Japan Literary Forum and eminent journalist and writer Khurram Sohail were also present in the meeting.
On this occasion, measures for promotion of Urdu and Japanese language and literature, promotion of cultural relations and exchange of delegations at the level of teachers and students were discussed between the Islamia University of Bahawalpur and higher education institutions of Japan.
Memorandum of Understanding was discussed regarding establishment of Center for Japanese Language and Culture at the Islamia University of Bahawalpur and Memorandum of Understanding for mutual cooperation and collaboration with Japanese organizations Association for International Corporation in Agriculture Forestry Japan Society for Promotion of Science and Japan International Corporation Agency.
Possibilities such as joint research projects and faculty exchanges with Japanese universities were reviewed on the occasion.